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10.29.12

Monsters Incorporated

Being Human
When was the last time you were stalked and attacked by a hungry mountain lion—or any other large predator for that matter?
10.15.12

The Roots of Human Aggression

Guest Post, Being Human
Humans are more often at peace than at war; we cooperate more than we conflict. In fact, there is mounting evidence that cooperation may be acentral facet in explaining our success as a species.
08.19.12

Lying

Guest Post, Being Human
We like people who don’t lie; we feel they’re trustworthy. But perhaps life is not that simple, not that black and white.
06.24.12

Evolution

Being Human
Humans often forget that we really are animals and almost all our behavior—even the most civilized and controlled—is rooted in evolution.
06.24.12

Emotions

Being Human
Why would we have evolved emotional responses? What are emotions really good for?