1. Nurturing nature: how culture is changing our genes

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    August 2, 2014 by comparativelypsyched

      Got lactose tolerance? Milk has long been extolled as a great source of calcium, protein and vitamin A, and is considered so …
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  2. The Irrational Observer

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    June 25, 2014 by comparativelypsyched

    Humans are not rational agents. Everyday, we commit a panoply of logical fallacies, taking mental short-cuts to ease our cognitive burden and …
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  3. Shoots flies on leaves

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    January 9, 2014 by comparativelypsyched

    At first glance, archer fish aren’t particularly interesting. Their dreary colouring and dull patterning is not striking, and at 10cm they are …
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  4. A simple sleight of hand

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    December 10, 2013 by comparativelypsyched

    Every once in a while an article about a commonplace primate behaviour can be more interesting than loftier reports of …
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  5. The sandpiper’s risky business

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    November 26, 2013 by comparativelypsyched

    When living with other people you risk a number of nasty surprises. Dirty socks on the bedroom floor! Hair clogging …
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  6. The robin’s song: A case study of four questions

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    November 14, 2013 by comparativelypsyched

    It is a crisp autumnal morning, and I am pleasantly contemplative on this final leg of my commute. I have …
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