Topic: evolution

Human Brain Hardwired For Gossip, Says Science

Human Brain Hardwired For Gossip, Says Science

Do certain scandalous stories you’ve heard ever cause you to stare at someone for just a little bit too long when you see him or her out at a party? Perhaps you feel bad about this behavior (you should; it’s rude), or maybe you’re an unrepentant stink-eyer? A new study published by the journal Science might not condone your catty glares, but it’s given us a better undertanding of why we do such things. More »