Is evolution making the inheritance of gendered traits obsolete? A new paper suggests so
Same-sex marriage leads to a host of social and even public health benefits - and the benefits accrue to all of society
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran recently announced he had quit Twitter because he was sick of internet trolls. While this high-profile example shows the effects of antisocial online behaviour, it hides an alarming statistic. In one online poll over a quarter of Americans admitted to having engaged in trolling at some point. Now new research into the…
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The predominance of sexual imagery means it no longer has the same power to sell goods
Incarceration has a psychological toll that continues long after a prisoner is freed
The complex factors that will help us understand radicalisation and violence
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Do people need psychological protection from material that might evoke strong emotions?
There are psychological reasons why we are scared of clowns and find them creepy.