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Patricia Lockwood features in the first of a series of articles in Psychology Today highlighting the work of women scientists. The article explores her research looking at how helpful and generous we are willing to be as individuals. 

Patricia investigates the psychological and neural mechanisms that underpin how we interact with other people. As part of this aim, she examines how our ability to interact with others is affected by factors such as personality, ageing and psychiatric and neurological disorders including conduct problems, stroke and Parkinson's Disorder.

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