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Episode Clips

Episode 5 | In-Group/Out-Group

David shows that a single word label can decide over how much you care for one in pain.

Episode 5 | Discerning Babies

Humans come equipped with social antennae.

Episode 5 | The Amazing Case of John Robison

One man's transformation reveals something that we all unconsciously do every day.

Episode 5 | Mirroring Others

Why do we mimic each other’s facial expressions?

Episode 5 | What Is Empathy?

This ability to feel another’s pain explains why stories can be so powerful.

Episode 5 | Social Pain Is Real Pain

Social pain activates the brain’s pain matrix.

Episode 5 | The Massacre of Srebrenica

Can genocide be understood as a neural phenomenon?

Episode 5 | Destroying Empathy

Propaganda plugs directly into neural networks, enabling dehumanization.

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