Author: Leah Shaffer

Is a More Generous Society Possible?

Leah Shaffer , February 21st, 2019

A group of women and children from the Ik tribe share a meal. Cathryn Townsend In January 2016, Cathryn Townsend set out to live among “the loveless people.”…


What Can Vampire Bats Teach Us About Friendship?

Leah Shaffer , August 11th, 2016

How did human friendship evolve? Vampire bats offer a unique opportunity to study the phenomenon of friendship through observing their strong social bonds. Josh More/Flickr Gerald Carter …