behavior

psychology

The Psychology of Our Love for Marie Kondo and 'Organization Porn'

The tidying expert’s new Netflix show has drawn breathless attention.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.4.19
Impulse Controls

Can You Get Addicted to Trolling?

It’s becoming increasingly evident that, for some people, trolling isn’t just playing an asshole on the internet.
Virginia Pelley
9.6.17
clever girl

As Female Elk Age, They Become Practically Impossible to Hunt

These elk can learn.
Lisa Cumming
6.14.17
busy bees

Scientists Used a Little Bee Puppet to Teach Real Bees How to Play Bee ‘Soccer’

A new experiment tests out bees’ abilities to learn new skills.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.23.17
Gaming

Virtual Reality Makes Avatars More Important Than Ever

Immersing yourself in an alternative universe is VR’s selling point. But how do the avatars that populate these worlds impact our experiences and our behaviour?
Emily Reynolds
12.11.16
Food

Bees Can Count to Four, Display Emotions, and Teach Each Other New Skills

Recent studies provide insight into the cognitive power of one of the planet’s tiniest brains.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.5.16
Technology

Apple’s Newest Product Isn’t a Phone or Watch, It’s a Lifestyle

One message was clear at yesterday’s Apple keynote: Buy into their lifestyle or become obsolete.
Sarah Emerson
9.8.16
Science

The Louder the Monkey, the Smaller Its Balls, Study Finds

Howler monkeys can be well-endowed in the voice box or the family jewels, but not both.
Becky Ferreira
10.22.15
kickstarter

Why You Can't Put Security in a Box

Buying into a Kickstarter promising cybersecurity is foolish, even dangerous.
Joseph Cox
10.7.15
videos

From Unboxing to Broken, Life Through The Eyes of Your Smartphone

Like a seven-minute episode of Black Mirror, the film is a waist-high view of a smartphone’s shelf life, but from the smartphone’s perspective.
Alix Jean-Pharuns
6.25.15
Sex

Having More Sex Makes These Male Beetles Feel Insecure

Mo’ honeys, mo’ problems.
Becky Ferreira
3.9.15
Science

​Who Has Better Impulse Control: Wolves or Dogs?

Either way they're all very good dogs.
Ben Richmond
2.26.15
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