Most anthropologists believe that witch labelling has evolved to get people to conform. But new research suggests an alternative explanation.
By Valerie van Mulukom, The Conversation
Modern science backs Picasso, who once said 'Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.'…
By Katie A. Lloyd, The Conversation
2018 looks set to be the year we finally get effective treatments for migraine.
By Christen A. Smith, The Conversation
An anthropologist, who studies the impact of police violence on black communities, examines the ways that police violence kills black women slowly through trauma, pain and loss.
By Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, The Conversation
A demographer explains the math behind the new post-hurricane death toll numbers in Puerto Rico.
By Michael J. Proulx, A.K.M. Rezaul Karim and Alexandra A. de Sousa, The Conversation
Many of these turning behaviors are seen early in life.
By Arash Javanbakht and Linda Saab, The Conversation
Have you ever felt more like singing the blues during the holidays than "Deck the Halls"? You're not alone. Two psychiatrists explain why people feel blue during this time and share tips for how to take care.
By Alexandra Lamont, The Conversation
If you find yourself humming White Christmas this year don't worry ... you're not alone – and the science of earworms suggests why.
By Jacqueline Litzgus, The Conversation
Here's the science behind how they do it.
By Jaeha Lee, The Conversation
New research shows how human emotions affect the likelihood to misbehave on Black Friday, as well as a significant difference between men and women.
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