behaviour

Same as it ever was

Facebook Has to Keep Apologizing for Its Business Model

Sorry. Sorry. I’m trying to remove it.
Jordan Pearson
5.1.17
Science

Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find

Sorry, haters.
Jordan Pearson
3.26.17
alcohol

Why Even Just the Smell of Alcohol Can Make Us Lose All Self-Control

According to the findings of a new study from Edge Hill University, smelling alcohol can make it harder for people to inhibit their behaviour.
Phoebe Hurst
3.21.16
underage drinking

Why One in Seven British Sixth-Graders Is Getting Drunk

While the phenomenon of pre-teen drinking is hardly new, or isolated to the UK, very little is known about what actually causes it.
Nick Rose
3.5.16
Stuff

Working With Intellectually Disabled Sex Offenders Is Challenging, But Not How You’d Expect

"I don't really feel the need to defend my job, more to educate people on the realities of this group of people."
Anonymous, as told to Wendy Syfret
10.29.15
Stuff

Can You Really Become Addicted to a Drug After Just One Hit?

The idea that one toke on a crack pipe destroys your life is popular, but it contradicts what we know about brain chemistry.
Matilda Whitworth
10.23.15
Stuff

How Do You Know if Your Pet Is a Pervert?

I called a specialist in an attempt to figure out why my cat is always watching me when I'm on the toilet or having sex.
Wendy Syfret
9.15.15
kids

When Humans Bully Robots, There Will Be Consequences

Could bullying a bot make it more of a threat?
Emiko Jozuka
7.8.15
News

Did That Fruit Fly You Just Killed Feel Something Like Fear?

It’s impossible, of course, for flies to show human-like emotions, but the way in which flies react to visual threats may mirror what humans associate with fear.
Amanda Panacci
5.14.15
News

People with This Gene Perceive Emotions More Vividly

People with a variant of ADRA2b are more attuned to emotional information, like how artists have a heightened sense for visual aspects of the world.
Jacqueline Ronson
5.12.15