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Wired For Habit

We are creatures of habit, nearly mindlessly executing routine after […]

Genders Differ Dramatically in Evolved Mate Preferences

Men’s and women’s ideas of the perfect mate differ significantly […]

Chimpanzees May Know When They Are Right and Move to Prove It

Chimpanzees are capable of metacognition, or thinking about one’s own […]

Nature or Nurture? It’s All About the Message

Were Albert Einstein and Leonardo da Vinci born brilliant or […]

Spread of Genes Implicated in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Most people gradually recover from trauma, but a small fraction […]

Human Brain Subliminally Judges ‘Trustworthiness’ of Faces

The human brain can judge the apparent trustworthiness of a […]

Scientists Tie Social Behavior to Activity in Specific Brain Circuit

A team of Stanford University investigators has linked a particular […]

From Contemporary Syntax to Human Language’s Deep Origins

On the island of Java, in Indonesia, the silvery gibbon, […]