Archives for culture

03.11.19

New Chimpanzee Culture Discovered

Journal Article, In the News
Chimpanzees have a more elaborate and diversified material culture than any other nonhuman primate. Researchers have discovered new behaviors in a wild population of chimpanzees in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These behaviors include the use of tools to harvest ants and stingless bees.
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

Being Human, Guest Post
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.