/ | Sep 12, 2007

Feelings we share?


To what extent do animals consciously experience emotions? The question is one that until recently could not have been asked with any seriousness at a scientific conference without risking snorts of derision. Heretofore it just wasn't done to speculate on animal emotions, because to do ...

/ | May 30, 2007

Sex, morals and DNA


It wouldn't be surprising to see a message along the following lines on an Internet dating site: "SJF, 26, wants to meet kind, generous, romantic, honest man." This is how Geoffrey Miller, an evolutionary psychologist at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, would interpret ...