Participants with high levels of narcissism showed high levels of aggression, spreading gossip, bullying others, and more.
Many key inventions were unique: one-offs.
Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality, how will humans change in the next 10,000 years?
Discussions of human evolution are usually backward looking, as if the greatest triumphs and challenges were in the distant past.
Are the concentration benefits just a marketing ploy?
Denying the possibility of immoral actions may be the very basis of our society.
An accidental discovery may lead to a vaccine-like treatment for depression and PTSD.
Is it like that Corn God myth? Do you devour them?
Last week Sciencepublished a “sting operation” that runs the risk of tarnishing the entire phenomenon of open access publishing, however the paper is only representative of a tiny and very […]
There’s a popular myth in the American yoga community that Indian vegetarianism began as a spiritual response to humanity’s place in the cosmos. The concept of ahimsa, or non-violence, is […]
Shepard Fairey's aesthetic, which has so much to do with appropriating and re-imagining images -- is best understood through the lens of his many colorful influences.
Despite studies discrediting links between video games and gun violence, both industries have quietly benefited from product placement.
Earlier today an anonymous US official confirmed the death of Abu Yahya al-Libi. Now, I don’t have a lot to say about al-Libi – other than to say wait for […]
If you are watching football on your couch you are in a better position to referee the action than the officials on the field. It's time for sports to catch up with technology.
As our political and media systems rapidly evolve, social scientists are revisiting and updating existing models, theories, and methods for investigating the effects of the media on political attitudes and […]
Why exactly do fights break out when people are drinking? You might think it’s simple biochemistry—alcohol molecules wreaking changes on brain cells, leading to behavior change, leading to a broken […]
Should the government protect society from the bad effects of violent videogames? Game-makers invoke freedom of speech to stave off such laws—including California’s 2005 attempt to ban violent-game sales to […]