Reality is more distorted than we think.
One man studied apes for 50 years. He says nature isn't as cruel as you think.
We make school kids read "Lord of the Flies"—but it's only half the story.
Humans help each other in ways animals don't dream of, but why?
What factors explain the gender pay gap?
Some fish evolved legs and walked onto the land. Right?
The bonding experience is promoted by important neurological changes.
Can our bodies tell the difference between recorded violence and real life danger?
Attractive women are especially likely to dress modestly, but only in certain scenarios.
A growing body of research suggests that the "clinical pessimism" over treating psychopathy is unwarranted.
People who score high in "dark triad" personality traits are able to empathize. They'd just rather not.
Bill Bryson's new book, "The Body: A Guide For Occupants," provides important (and funny) lessons in anatomy, neuroscience, physiology, biology, and more.
The results have startling implications about the evolution of psychopathy in humans.
Cognitive psychologist Donald Hoffman hypothesizes we evolved to experience a collective delusion — not objective reality.
The animal we fear most? Spiders.
Psychopaths are manipulative, violent, impulsive, and lack empathy — but if psychopathy encourages more frequent reproduction, is it, then, an advantageous strategy?
In general, birds of a feather do tend to flock together.
A long-ridiculed theory about humankind's early leap of consciousness is revived.
What's the role of evil in storytelling?
The study shows when the 'Napoleon complex' is most likely to emerge.
Even when they suffer costs in doing so.