Do humans really have a killer instinct or is that just manly fancy?

Republished without explicit permission from psyche.co https://psyche.co/ideas/do-humans-really-have-a-killer-instinct-or-is-that-just-manly-fancy? by Nadine Weidman Horrified by the atrocities of the 20th century, an array of scientists sought to explain why human beings turned to violence. The founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud argued that ‘man is a wolf to man’, driven to hatred, destruction and death. The neuroscientist Paul MacLean maintained that (more…)

Dating on the Rebound

https://aeon.co/ideas/dating-on-the-rebound-when-looking-for-love-can-be-a-lifesaver What is the right amount of time to start a new romantic relationship after a breakup? There are popular ‘rules’ about how long to wait. One rule of thumb is that you’ll need to wait half the length of the previous relationship. Another says to wait one month for every year of the last (more…)