MICROPROCESSING

How News About Crime Warps Your Brain

And why it matters where you read it

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InIn the past month alone, the United States has been struck repeatedly with a now familiar horror: the mass shooting. First Gilroy, California, at the town’s cherished annual garlic festival, then another in El Paso, Texas, and finally a third in Dayton, Ohio. To me, it felt like just…