Issue 07 – Star struck: The psychology of our celebrity obsession

Feb-Mar 2006

In this issue of Cosmos Magazine, we look at our modern obsession with celebrities and it’s connection to evolution. Plus, we delve deep into human psychology to answer the question: Why do we care about the lives of the rich and famous? You may dismiss celebrity gossip as harmless fun, but it may be not only be deeply ingrained in the human psyche - it may even be good for you.