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Is loneliness the biggest thing we never talk about? Enter ‘Seek You’ by former Chicago author Kristen Radtke

The story of Harry Harlow, the book’s finest moment, is the story of an abusive Iowa man driven by fame whose lasting contribution to science is our understanding of how mothers and children bond. Harlow, a University of Wisconsin researcher, in one experiment, infamously separated newborn monkeys from their mothers and raised them at the bottom of inescapable enclosures. Harlow himself was treated with electroshock therapy for severe depression, and later accused of blurring the line between research and torture.