Human Nature Archive
12 April 2014, 12:48 AM ET
No matter how strong the scientific argument and consensus among scientists there will always be people who reject the evidence. It happens on so many scientific topics, from climate change and vaccination to nuclear power and renewable energy.
11 April 2014, 06:43 AM ET
A rocky interview can dash your chances of landing your dream job. These 7 apps will help you be ready for anything.
10 April 2014, 08:33 PM ET
How does alcohol consumption affect romantic life? Let me count the ways.
10 April 2014, 08:19 PM ET
Warnings when traffic lights will change could make a difference.
10 April 2014, 07:57 PM ET
For years, people have reported sudden showers of animals falling from the sky. What's really going on?
10 April 2014, 08:13 AM ET
If you're going on an interview, these six mistakes could cost you the job. Here's what to do instead.
10 April 2014, 06:16 AM ET
Facebook equips its users with tools that make it easy for people to comment on their friends' looks. Such increased ease of judging others' looks may affect the way women view their bodies.
10 April 2014, 02:32 AM ET
According to one researcher, a job candidate's Facebook page could predict how successful they'll be in the job.
10 April 2014, 12:46 AM ET
China’s biggest search engine has a constitutional right to filter its search results, a US court found last month. But that’s just the start of the story.
09 April 2014, 02:23 AM ET
Where would you put your money?
09 April 2014, 02:04 AM ET
Whether in comedy or at Boeing, Bill Nye has always been a science guy.
09 April 2014, 01:37 AM ET
New book says it's possible to both be a good Christian and gay.
09 April 2014, 12:00 AM ET
Amazing science images every day.
08 April 2014, 05:37 PM ET
Men, motivated by a desire to still feel useful, continue working after retirement age — more so than women do, new research suggests.
08 April 2014, 12:39 PM ET
New research ponders whether people are born equipped with tools that may help them learn and figure out the intricacies of language.
08 April 2014, 02:43 AM ET
Medicine men may have much to teach Western medicine.
08 April 2014, 02:06 AM ET
From insights into the mind are emerging new apps that attempt to turn everyone into a music performer.
07 April 2014, 04:55 PM ET
A lack of attention to detail can be a good thing.
07 April 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Despite myths about original Strads and Guarneri violins, expert soloists pick new instruments more often in blind tests. The study suggests that perception may cloud listeners' senses in the debate between old and new.
07 April 2014, 11:52 AM ET
This week we have zebra stripes on the Earth, the most accurate timekeeper and even weird techni-quarks.
07 April 2014, 11:02 AM ET
Combined with vitriol, climate disinformation is leading to threatening campaigns against some scientists.
07 April 2014, 05:21 AM ET
From video interviews to 'behavioral' job interviews, sometimes interviewing for a job can be a challenging experience. Here's how to ace your next unconventional interview.
05 April 2014, 07:14 AM ET
You already know sex sells. But, did you know it sold these things? A list of some unusual and unexpected sexy businesses.
05 April 2014, 03:43 AM ET
Smells of spring, a hungry volcanic island and the Antarctic twilight are just a few of the amazing science images we have for you this week.
04 April 2014, 06:14 PM ET
Wine in California, Coors in Colorado: New maps of Twitter users' alcohol preferences show the geography of beer and wine across the United States.
04 April 2014, 11:44 AM ET
The suspected gunman who opened fire and killed three people at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas earlier this week was being treated for depression and anxiety, and was under evaluation for post-traumatic stress disorder, military officials said.
04 April 2014, 11:21 AM ET
Researchers create maps of beer preferences by geotagging tweets.
04 April 2014, 09:33 AM ET
Yes, kids, Cap'n Crunch is looking at you. The mascots on boxes of cereal advertised to children tend to stare downward to catch the gaze of kids. Why? Eye contact helps increase feelings of trust in a brand, a new study suggests.
04 April 2014, 04:11 AM ET
When it comes to job negotiations, employees are most likely to focus on money over any other perk.
04 April 2014, 01:42 AM ET
Archeologists recently discovered domesticated crops from opposite sides of the continent mingled together in ancient herders campsites found in the rugged grasslands and mountains of central Asia.
03 April 2014, 01:15 PM ET
Traditional fantasy's appeal is a world of comforting black and white. "Game of Thrones" turns those expectations on their head and still manages to be wildly popular, even among people who don't typically love fantasy.
02 April 2014, 03:50 PM ET
Whether it's messy breakup or a traumatic car crash, there are some memories many of us would rather erase from our minds. Although the idea was explored in the 2004 film "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," the total erasure of conscious memories is