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14/11/2013 - 13:25
“There were some theoretical models to explain these phenomena but no one had done experiments,” says evolutionary biologist Maxime Derex...
08/11/2013 - 18:40
Key findings: *66% of respondents consider antisemitism to be a major problem in their countries, while 76% said the situation had become...
04/11/2013 - 13:12
One early theory, promoted by the psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg, held that cheating is governed by our moral development: the more...
03/11/2013 - 18:35
But only after the sexual revolution of the 1970s did the phrase “competition among females” even begin to crop up with any regularity in...
28/10/2013 - 12:23
According to the study, the winners (or losers, depending on how you view these things) were in some cases surprising and in some not at...
22/10/2013 - 14:54
Elastic IQ However, unlike height, which can be measured absolutely with a ruler, the IQ scale is more like a piece of elastic, to be...
17/10/2013 - 12:03
All the participants were put through a battery of psychophysical pain tests, involving the application of a heating device to one arm and...
11/10/2013 - 17:17
Sex with oneself The imagination spawns fetishes for neutral objects that are charged with sexual electricity. Large enveloping hands, or...
06/10/2013 - 16:20
In a review of over eighty studies on the use of music in therapeutic settings, the pediatrician Kathi Kemper and the psychologist Suzanne...
01/10/2013 - 18:54
When we asked Jews about what is and is not essential to their own sense of Jewishness, 73% say remembering the Holocaust is essential (...
27/09/2013 - 13:16
Analyses in the international Health Behaviour in School Aged Children study, which looks at trends in physical violence between...
21/09/2013 - 14:12
About 50bn tonnes of CO2 is emitted globally a year, with the average global citizen producing 7 tonnes of carbon dioxide, compared to...

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