The world is not a hellhole of escalating violence – you are living in the most peaceful era in our species’ existence, says Steven Pinker.
The eternal question of whether penis size matters to women has been probed by a team of international scientists who reported that yes, ladies do find larger men more attractive.
The neuroscientific nuances that shape our emotional repertoire have deep roots in evolution, writes Brett Szmajda.
Have you ever wondered why we like the things we eat?
Chimpanzees have superior working memory to humans, and may even suffer depression or post-traumatic stress.
Why is it so hard to win at paper-rock-scissors? Find out the answer to this and more.
Advances in neuroscience and technology could lead to the mind becoming the ultimate weapon.
China’s one-child policy has created a generation that is more pessimistic, neurotic and risk averse – while being less trusting, trustworthy, competitive and conscientious.
Men with brown eyes have more trustworthy faces than men with blue eyes, according to a new study that proposes sexual selection of women in Europe about 10,000 years ago could be the cause.
Astronauts chosen for a manned mission to Mars could be in serious trouble if their sleep patterns are disrupted on the lengthy journey, a 520 day simulation has found.