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For Mark Honigsbaum's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Why do we cry? A new reading of the old sob story

Apr 20, 2013

Why do we cry? A new reading of the old sob story

When it came to solving the riddle of the peacock’s tail, Charles Darwin’s powers of evolutionary deduction were second to none — the more extravagant their feathered displays, he reasoned, the greater their chances of attracting a peahen. But when he tried to account ...