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Applied Evolutionary Psychology
How evolutionary psychology can improve the quality of life.
Can Semen Treat Depression?
Can Semen Treat Depression?
The Science Behind Body Shape and Attraction.
The Science Behind Physique and Attraction.
Good genes, bad genes, and the impact of genetic technology on human evolution
Good genes, bad genes, and the impact of genetic technology on human evolution.

Joon Yun

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The fact of aging has been well known to biology and medicine from their earliest days. Aristotle wrote on the topic more than 2,300 years ago. Like pretty much every biologist since then, he thought of aging as a remorseless process of falling apart, until death finally puts us out of our misery. >>Read More
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Applied Evolutionary Psychology
How evolutionary psychology can improve the quality of life. >>Read More
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Scientists are increasingly seeing personality as a key factor in an animal's ability to survive, adapt, and thrive in its environment. But this topic isn't an easy one to study scientifically, says primatologist Dorothy Cheney of the University of Pennsylvania. >>Read More
Post: October 8, 2012 10:03 am, Source: Science Now  Comments (0) Views (719)
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Recently Drs. Miller and Raison, physicians at Emory University and the University of Arizona respectively, authored a paper "The evolutionary significance of depression in pathogen host defense" in which they proposed that some of the alleles (forms of genes) that increase one's risk for depression also enhance immune responses to infections. >>Read More
Post: October 2, 2012 12:48 pm, Source: The Atlantic   Comments (3) Views (1348)
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Historical data show that rampant economic inequality results in declining standards of life for the least advantaged. >>Read More
Post: September 23, 2012 12:19 pm, Source: Social Evolution Forum  Comments (0) Views (1167)
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All this advice rains down on expectant mothers for the obvious reason that mothers carry babies and create the environments in which they grow. What if it turned out, though, that expectant fathers molded babies, too, and not just by way of genes? >>Read More
Post: September 8, 2012 8:36 pm, Source: New York Times   Comments (1) Views (822)
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ccording to the New Scientist, researchers have now found that something similar to the placebo effect occurs in animals, after studying Siberian hamsters. >>Read More
Post: September 8, 2012 12:22 pm, Source: Mail Online   Comments (0) Views (953)

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