Monthly Archives: December 2016

Why donkeys considered stupid and dogs the preferred pet of dictators?

The answer lays with psychology, human psychology. I found this remarkable quote in an Nature article that gives us the clue. “Dogs are the only naturally occurring models of psychiatric [anxiety-]disorders.”[1] During human evolution two kinds of animals were domesticated. … Continue reading

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Peak Beard

– A social psychological explanation of rising number of bearded men. – A few years ago a study appeared that tried to explain the growing popularity of beards. In a nutshell the theory goes that men’s attractiveness to possible mating … Continue reading

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