How Politicians Leverage Our Survival Instincts to Influence Our Votes
Psychologist and author Hector Garcia explains the roots of our political divide—and how the Trump administration embodies "the worst aspects of male psychology."
Study: Men Have Stronger Sex Impulses, Can't Resist Temptation
New research suggests men and women have a similar ability to resist temptation, but men's resistance fails more often because they experience stronger sex impulses.
When Research Turns Ugly: Beyond Geoffrey Miller's Fat-Shaming Tweet
A University of New Mexico evolutionary psychologist ignited a firestorm of angry response with a crude observation that he's claiming was research. But Miller's tweet is representative of a bigger problem.
How Are They Hanging: The Evolution of Scrotal Testicles
We all know scrotal testicles evolved to keep sperm cooler than the rest of the body, but evolutionary psychology's activation hypothesis explains so much more.
Violence and Aggression Linked to Mating Men's Minds
A psychology study from Hong Kong suggests that, among men, the impulses to make love and war are deeply intertwined.
How Strong Is That Guy? The Answer is in His Voice
New research finds humans are equipped to assess the physical strength of a potential adversary by listening to the sound of his voice.