It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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An evolutionary lens on learning, memory, and behavioral change
Benjamin M. Seitz
Though two seemingly distant fields, memory processes and eating behavior appear to be heavily intertwined. Here is a brief review of this emerging area of study.
We blame society for a lot of things. Is it really the main causal factor underlying gun violence, gender differences, and many other of our current issues?
An overview of perhaps the most controversial topic in psychology: the influence of nature and nurture on human intelligence.
Psychologists subscribe to the equation, Behavior = Genes + Experience. New research into the microbiome is suggesting this equation is not as simple as it sounds.
Our brains haven't evolved to reward us for eating healthy or exercising. Can we engineer our own feedback loops to promote these behaviors?
Benjamin M. Seitz is a Ph.D. student at UCLA studying learning, behavior, and comparative cognition.