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Women are either bisexual or lesbian, but rarely straight.

When it comes to what turns them on, women are either bisexual or gay, but rarely straight, according to a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology by the University of Essex. 1,396 more words

Genetic Explanations

Humans on Culture

For generations, the back and forth between whether nature or nurture is at the root of behavior expression has been fierce. In Matt Ridley’s book, … 834 more words

Psychology & Neuroscience

Friends and tribes of the Internet, I am excited to unveil my new website and blog! This has been a labor of love in the background of my travels, and I am stoked to finally be sharing it with the people of WordPress… 22 more words


Kenrick and Griskevicius's The Rational Animal

I am in two minds about Doug Kenrick and Vlad Griskevicius’s The Rational Animal: How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think. As an introduction to evolutionary psychology and the idea that evolutionary psychology could add a lot of value to economics – and behavioural economics in particular – it does a pretty good job. 755 more words

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As we’ve observed for thousands of years of human existence, we’re social creatures. Other animals have this same tendency towards group loyalty and trust. Groups that use teamwork and share resources are more likely to be successful; you could easily make an argument from evolutionary psychology as to why we formed tribes, bands, and even states. 595 more words


Feminism Is Death

I have a confession to make, although at this point most people in my life are aware of this “idiosyncrasy.” I am a fan of the patriarchy. 915 more words


Plato's Cave, Inside Out

The original story of Plato’s cave can be summarized as this: A group of men are bound inside a cave with a wide entrance, though which the sun streams, projecting shadows on the back wall of the cave. 598 more words

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