New research appearing in the May issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that… More
Humans are the only species that systematically murders its own for ideological reasons. More than 50 million people were victims… More
What Does it Mean to be Alive? How Notions of the Natural World Unfold- in Development and Across Languages.
Understanding the concept of a “living thing” is a late developmental achievement. Early research by Jean Piaget, showed that kids… More
In an attempt to grasp complex concepts, humans have tried to represent abstractions like power and dominance through visually-stimulated metaphors… More
It Pays to Know Your Opponent: Success in Negotiations Improved by Perspective-Taking, But Limited by Empathy
From the war room to the board room, negotiations are a part of everyday life. Successful negotiations demand a clear… More
Is fairness simply a ruse, something we adopt only when we secretly see an advantage in it for ourselves? Many… More