Richard Friedman

Weill Cornell Medical College

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Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and frequent contributor to the New York Times Science section and Sunday Review, where he writes on behavioral science

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Another lone gunman grabbed headlines last week in California, but so-called mass shootings rarely kill more than a dozen people.

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