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The surprising science of alpha males - Frans de Waal

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Primatologist Frans de Waal explores the privileges and costs of power while drawing surprising parallels between how humans and primates choose their leaders. His research reveals some of the unexpected capacities of alpha males— generosity, empathy, even peacekeeping— and sheds light on the power struggles of human politicians.

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