Archives for behavior

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

Being Human, Guest Post
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

Emotions

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