Hundreds of Psychology Studies are Wrong

By neglecting genetic influences on behaviour, numerous psychologists have confounded their own research.
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The Biology of Bigotry

It is commonly assumed that prejudice is purely a product of society; however, substantial evidence indicates that bigotry may be more deeply rooted than we thought.

Should Women 'Expect' to Orgasm During Sex?

Worried you're not having enough orgasms? The science behind sexual satisfaction might surprise you

Do You Share Political Preferences With Your Parents?

It seems intuitive that our parents should have an influence on our political leanings, but just how this occurs might surprise you.

Do 'Macho' Men Get All the Attention in the Dating Pool?

Women's preferences for masculine or feminine faces vary considerably. A new study puts evolutionary explanations of these preferences to the test.

Nice Guys Really Do Finish Last

A new study shows that being over-confident may not make you more desirable, but can still help you get the girl.

Come Again?

There is perhaps no larger mystery in the science of human reproduction than the role of the female orgasm. Evolutionary theories tend to argue that the female orgasm either aids in mate selection or is just a by-product of shared development with males. Where the orgasm is concerned, there might be more to the story.

Dissecting the Dad Bod

Hype over the 'dad body' is sweeping the internet, but how likely are females to actually find this figure attractive?

Going ape in the office

High ranking chimpanzees will actively seek to drive apart coalitions between subordinate group members. Surprisingly, this ancient tactic is used by many bosses today to prevent talented coworkers from usurping their position, despite negatively impacting performance. A recent study investigates why some individuals are driven to divide and conquer.

Sex Is Disgusting But We Keep Doing It

Disgust and sexual arousal seem at odds with each other but they're also more closely related than you might think.

Fear the Future

In our modern world, anxiety is a burden to many. In our past, however, it may have been the difference between life and death.