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Group Dynamics Lend a Leader Charisma

Heads of state, chief executives and other leaders are not born with the power to inspire. They manufacture this magic dust in partnership with their followers

By S. Alexander Haslam and Stephen D. Reicher

Is Your Child Gay?

If your son likes sissy stuff or your daughter shuns feminine frocks, he or she is more likely to buck the heterosexual norm. But predicting sexual preference is still an inexact science

By Jesse Bering


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July 2012

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