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How People Come Together After Terrorist Attacks (at least on Twitter)

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Some disasters affect all of us. The psychological consequences of collective traumas — traumas including natural disasters and terrorist attacks — ripple across all of society. The people immediately harmed by the incidents are affected most severely, but feelings of sadness and anxiety progressively drift across to everyone else, getting slightly weaker with each…

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Erman Misirlisoy, PhD

Erman Misirlisoy, PhD

Neuroscientist writing about brains, behavior, & health. Sign up for my free newsletter on the science of well-being: erman.substack.com

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