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In this issue, we learn more about how populations grow, change and move, and why understanding them is so important.

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Lego characters with different facial expressions


It’s time little bit of fun this week, as it’s half term throughout much of the UK and Halloween’s on Friday. Take a look at our article on emotions from our recently-updated ‘Thinking’ issue. Which area of the brain plays a role in making us feel frightened?

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