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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Making sense of our strange behaviors.
Rebecca S. Heiss Ph.D.
Normal is only normal against a familiar environment. How are the rules of the "normal" average actually harmful in modern life?
Et tu Tony? Why powerful men can't seem to stop behaving in sexually inappropriate ways.
As the pressure on men continues to mount, how should the modern man behave? From hunter to house husband, what should the modern man be?
ADHD conferred benefits to our ancestors and likely still does today.
Are we fooling ourselves into thinking we are happier than we actually are with social media? The short answer is yes.
What happens when the sexual strategies of men and women begin to change? Threats to status, and new forms of competition.
Are females driving the behaviors behind "toxic masculinity?" Perhaps it's time we rethink the label.
How can you manipulate your biology to have a better chance at sticking to your New Year's resolutions? Start by changing your subconscious stories.
Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. So what should be done with this Christmas classic?
Feel like you're trapped in never-ending relationship games? Your brain may be to blame.
Females are finding more seats available to them at boardroom tables. But is it for the right reasons?
Before you become a victim of the stress around the holidays, decide to do something different. Your brain (and probably your family too!) will thank you.
Ever wonder why liberals or conservatives just don't get it? The answer may be psych-illogically formed even before they were...
How can women break through in a culture that consistently disempowers females? First, check how what you say may change how others see you.
Why does your own brain tell you lies? And can you tell them from the truth? You might be surprised to find out.
The numbers game isn't in your favor when it comes to finding love. All that swiping may just be making you miserable.
Why would women freeze up or even smile when they are the target of a sexual offense?
Is that friendly competition at work really friendly? How your competitive subconscious programming may be affecting you in unexpected ways.
Rebecca Heiss, Ph.D., is an evolutionary biologist and author of the upcoming book Instinctive Cognition.