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Social neuroscience

Stress and the city

Many of us were raised or currently live in an urban environment. A neuroimaging study now reveals how this affects brain function when an individual is faced with a stressful situation. See Letter p.498

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Kennedy, D., Adolphs, R. Stress and the city. Nature 474, 452–453 (2011).

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