Evolutionary Psychology

Disney Knows What Makes Women Really Angry

Mairi Macleod | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mairi Macleod

The best Disney depictions of human nature lately, I think, are the ones that show what makes women really really angry. And what do you think that is? It's not being bumped into second place in the 'who is the fairest of them all' stakes. It's being deceived into thinking that the man of your dreams is in love with you for ever and ever...

Does the US Tennis Open, and Rory Mcllroy, prove marriage ruins male competitiveness?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Sport
Dr Raj Persaud

Daniel Farrelly and Daniel Nettle investigated male tennis players who had appeared in the top 100 players in the ATP singles rankings at the end of each year, from 1995 to 2005. Their investigation found married players suffered a significant decrease in ranking points between the year before getting married, and the year after, whereas there was no such difference in performance for unmarried players, during the corresponding time period.

The Art of Loneliness

Aaron Vallely | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Aaron Vallely

Having a friend die young, one realizes that their own existence is not guaranteed simply because of their youth. It might seem obvious, but it can be easily overlooked. Friendship is a quintessential and resplendent activity for each of us all, indeed, a luxury for the living. T

Sexual Regret - The Latest Research Reveals How Men and Women Feel Sorry About Sex

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

The top three most common regrets in women's top five lists of regret were in descending order - Lost virginity to 'wrong' partner - 24% of women cite this as a top five regret, in contrast to only 10% of men. Then came 'Cheated on past or present partner' - 23% of women put this as a top five regret in comparison to 18% of men. Third was - 'Relationship progressed ''too fast'' sexually' - 20% of women put this as a top five regret, while this only applied to 10% of men.

Could the Secret of Success Lie In Being a Little Bit Less Clever?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

If you had a choice, would you rather be a good brain surgeon, or a good parent? Would you rather be a good corporate executive, or a good friend? Gang members who are expelled from school without any qualifications, seem to intuitively know how to make and keep friends, without ever having to be instructed. Indeed they may be better at forming strategic affiliations than those techies and nerds who remain top of the class, destined to be made partners.