That anxiety may be in your gut, not in your head – “McMaster research finds link between gut bacteria and behaviour”
A Trick of the Mind – “[W]e are descendants of ancestors whose ‘default position is to assume that all patterns are real; that is, assume that all rustles in the grass are dangerous predators and not the wind.'”
In the company of whales – “Sperm whales have distinct dialects, complex relationships and a set of traditions passed down between generations—what scientists are calling a ‘multicultural civilization’”
Sex on the brain: What turns women on, mapped out – “It’s what women have been telling men for decades: stimulating the vagina is not the same as stimulating the clitoris.” – got that? good.
bonus: Jewish solidarity makes Israeli democracy stronger – “The secret to the strength of Israeli democracy may lie in another feature of this society that is not easily reconciled with a well-run democracy: the quasi-tribal sense of Jewish solidarity, the general sense that we are a kind of extended family.”
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