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Everyone is African: how Science explodes the myth of race

Everyone is African: how Science explodes the myth of race

Daniel J. Faribanks debunks the myth of race demonstrating that is a cultural construction and nothing more than that. Whereas in recent years this truth has been widely accepted among both geneticists and anthropologists, general public remains still stuck in the biological fallacy of races which have been giving rise to so many tragedies through History (let’s remember the […]

By December 3, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Do emotionless humans exist?

Do emotionless humans exist?

The idea of a robot-like human being unable to feel emotions might seem like something out of science fiction, but if reading the title of this post brought to mind the idea of a Mr Spock type character from Star Trek then you wouldn’t be far off. This neurological condition has a name, alexithymia, and […]

Want to domesticate your own wild animal? Evolutionary psychology shows you how…

Want to domesticate your own wild animal? Evolutionary psychology shows you how…

Do you want to give your neighbours something to gossip about? Or impress visitors to your home? Well, instead of receiving warm compliments about your cooking or new sofa, why not really astounded them with your new wild animal? Instead of them being greeted by the dog when they pop round for a chat, shock […]

How Autism and Specific Language Impairment can affect families

How Autism and Specific Language Impairment can affect families

Researchers have found a new link to explain why autism and specific language impairment can both affect members of the same family. This genetic link can show why only one member of a family may develop autism and another member suffers from the less severe specific language impairment (SLI). SLI is in itself a confusing […]

By December 18, 2013 2 Comments Read More →