Topic: social interaction

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 »