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Mean Genes by Terry Burnham and Jay Phelan

I stumbled upon this book in a rather embarrassing way. Unlike my grandmother (I am a child of the internet, after all) I never browse in the library. 396 more words

Book Reviews

Penis size, part 2 - Why do men have this obsession with penis size?

First off, you may want to know: does size matter? The brief answer is this:

To men? – Definately!

To women? – It depends…

But why? 3,594 more words

Facial Recognition And Evolutionary Psychology by Adam Rutherford - BBC Radio

This is a BBC science digest and not a MOOC but there is some great material here for any students of Forensic Psychology, it might however not present easy listening for Evolutionary Psychologists. 32 more words


Massive Open Online Courses by Alice Roberts - BBC Radio

Inside Science is a weekly science digest radio show pulling together an eclectic mix of material from a range of sources. This broadcast is presented by Alice Roberts who is (at the time of writing) Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham. 195 more words


Aping Evolution by Steve Jones - BBC Radio

This is not a MOOC but rather two free BBC radio broadcasts still available on the BBC iPlayer (at the time of writing). Professor Jones is a biologist and expert in evolution as well as being a former winner of the Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize. 103 more words


The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschall

It’s 3 in the morning and I’m still sitting on the couch, breathless, relieved yet a little bit sad once I finally reached that final page.  239 more words

Beyond Control

The obstacle is the path. ~Zen Proverb

You learn more from losing than you could ever hope to learn from winning. That doesn’t make it sting any less like a bitch though. 739 more words