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Chimpanzees, Top Hats, and Biomedical Research

I’d heard a lot about Emma before I finally met her. I’d heard about her resourceful, clear nonverbal communication, where she seemed to use magazine pictures or toys to get her point across. I’d heard that her games were playful and varied, and her … Continue reading

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Reducing transphobia, one conversation at a time

A recent study published in Science shows that personal conversation—with an emphasis on actively taking another person’s perspective—can reduce anti-transgender prejudice for up to 3 months. Most research to date (and many people’s personal experiences) show that changing deeply ingrained prejudices is … Continue reading

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