The Organ Detective: Hidden Global Market in Human Flesh
Tracking the organ trade, anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes visited African and South American dialysis units, organ banks, police morgues, and hospitals. She interviewed surgeons, patient's rights activists, pathologists, nephrologists, and nurses. So why aren't more people listening to her?
The Germ Theory of Democracy, Dictatorship, and Your Cherished Beliefs
Is culture just a side effect of the struggle to avoid disease?
The Problem With Psychiatry, the 'DSM,' and the Way We Study Mental Illness
Psychiatry is under attack for not being scientific enough, but the real problem is its blindness to culture. When it comes to mental illness, we wear the disorders that come off the rack.
Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World
Joe Henrich and his colleagues are shaking the foundations of psychology and economics—and hoping to change the way social scientists think about human behavior and culture.