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Science Advances  04 Oct 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 10, e1700495
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700495

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vol. 3 no. 10

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  • Received for publication February 14, 2017
  • Accepted for publication August 24, 2017

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  1. Veronika Engert1,
  2. Bethany E. Kok1,
  3. Ioannis Papassotiriou2,
  4. George P. Chrousos3 and
  5. Tania Singer1,*
  1. 1Department of Social Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany.
  2. 2Department of Clinical Biochemistry, “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece.
  3. 3First Department of Pediatrics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: singer{at}


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