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.”…


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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 …


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