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Samuel Veissière explains why gathering is a deep-seated human need
On a weekend when many families and friends would normally get together for Thanksgiving dinner, the pandemic is forcing us apart. But as anthropologist and McGill University assistant professor of psychiatry Samuel Veissière explains, gathering is a deep-seated human need. Piya Chattopadhyay speaks with him about what drives this powerful social urge... and what we lose by not being able to fulfill it.