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Human aversion to differentness

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New research suggests links between disliking visual patterns that contain irregularities and disliking people who are different in some way. Now we need to understand better the parameters of this effect, the mechanisms behind it and its developmental origins.

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Sigelman, C. Human aversion to differentness. Nat Hum Behav 1, 862–863 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0245-8

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