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A better future of greater happiness is in our hands… (Photo by MamiGibbs / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

From Rats in Cages to Primates in Paradise — The Scientific Story of Stress in Society

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Animals in Cages

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Dr. Robert Sapolsky in the field
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Stressed Out Primates

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Stressed Out Humans

“Community and equality are mutually reinforcing… Social capital and economic inequality moved in tandem through most of the twentieth century. In terms of the distribution of wealth and income, America in the 1950s and 1960s was more egalitarian than it had been in more than a century… Those same decades were also the high point of social connectedness and civic engagement. Record highs in equality and social capital coincided. Conversely, the last third of the twentieth century was a time of growing inequality and eroding social capital… The timing of the two trends is striking: somewhere around 1965–70 America reversed course and started becoming both less just economically and less well connected socially and politically.”

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Creating Better Environments

“Aerial view” of Bruce Alexander’s Rat Park
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Creating Human Park

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Reaching Our Potential

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