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A transplant surgeon reflects on the courage and generosity his patients display.
A reluctant caregiver grapples with guilt.
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Psychologist Michael Tomasello traces the evolutionary roots of humans' unique cognitive skills.
A technique known as self-distancing may reduce anxiety about future events.
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