Cooperation may be central to our social evolution, but U.S. cultural emphasis on the individual and her successes creates a contradiction
Why do false beliefs persist in the face of facts?
Photos of our children, favorite movies, milestone photos, check-ins. Why do we take better care of our house keys than our personal data?
Let's consider a different view of the Easter bunny
Labor interventions are largely driven by standards set in the 1950s. A growing body of research suggests it may be time for a change
Pulling up to a parking spot and finding a shopping cart there can be pretty frustrating. Why do people ignore the receptacle?
Homer's Odyssey is essentially a monster-making manual.
Orange, yellow, brown, red and black make sense. Where did purple come from?
In this installment of On My Shelf, discussions about race in Britain draw parallels to race in the US and in the Caribbean.
Margaret Mead once said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, its the only thing that ever has." This year's Mead festival aims to ignite that change
Columbus had a rich maritime history to draw from for his voyages. How did this impact his routes?
The latest installment of On My Shelf takes us into sex tourism in the Dominican Republic.
Turnover prompts people to question their place within the company. How is your organization addressing this concern?
In this installment of On My Shelf, we look at whether this anthro classic can be applied to present day.
The American Museum of Natural History announces a $14-million renovation to its Northwest Coast Hall, the Museum's first gallery, with support from First Nation representatives
Pumpkins hold no special status for Americans unless it’s fall. Where did the obsession with pumpkin flavors come from?
Social avoidance behaviors in relation to elevators may be a coping mechanism to alleviate anxiety
This academic year, I'm using the AIP book review series, On My Shelf, to revisit the books in my personal library. Over the course of the next ten months, I rereading my collection of ethnographies and popular science books and to share some thoughts with you.
Technology should be bringing communities together, not creating further divisions.
The gendering of spaces changed the way people could relax in their homes