Debunking the colonial myth of the 'naked Bushman'

To dress is a unique human experience, but practices and meanings of dress are as different as the people populating the world. In a Western cultural tradition, the practice of dressing "properly" has for centuries distinguished ...

IQ boost for web intelligence

Views and opinions can now be filtered out of very large volumes of online text with greater accuracy than ever before. Thanks to an automatic method developed at MODUL University Vienna, ambiguous terms in online content ...

Study shows money cues can trigger unethical behavior

The word "money" triggers a slew of negative connotations, often including corruption, greed, power, and, most dramatically, the "root of all evil." But while we often associate money and vice, can the mere allusion to it ...

Nepotism has its benefits when it comes to survival

While nepotism may have negative connotations in politics and the workplace, being surrounded by your relatives does lead to better group dynamics and more cooperation in some animals. That certainly seems to be the case ...