“Hyenas, particularly the African spotted hyena, with its massive jaws, hulking shoulders, and startling laugh, have been terribly misunderstood,” writes Constance Casey. “The creatures may not be beautiful, but they don’t deserve contempt.” She admits that among furred creatures, the hyena is vying with the rat for “most loathed,” discusses the public-relations problem posed by the hyena’s laugh, and looks at how the canines have been depicted in literature and popular myth.
Seventy-five years after the anomaly's discovery, scientists have finally figured out why sea levels are so much lower here.
Biology plays an important role in emotional reactions, but neuroscientist Kristen A. Lindquist posits that our culture is just as influential.
Ancient organic chemistry.
“Only a narcissist would want to become president.” This is the psychology of an authoritarian unpacked.