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When danger is in the eye of the beholder

In a series of studies published over the past two years, the lab of an anthropologist has succeeded in fleshing out an unconscious mental mechanism that human beings use to gauge the threat posed by a potential adversary. The mechanism translates the magnitude of the threat into the same dimensions used by animals to size up their adversaries -- size and strength ? even when these dimensions have no literal connection to the threat.
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