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Human Universals

Aug 16 2010 Published by admin under evolutionary psychology

Many people today still believe in ghosts. Some people also believe that the mind, and even a soul, exists separately from the brain.  The ‘social sciences’ and humanities often still hold that people are born as ‘blank slates’ ready to be molded by society.  They cling to romantic notions of the “noble savage”, primitive hunter gatherer societies unfettered by violence or sexism.  The truth is that science has over the last ten to twenty years shown much of this to be “poppycock” (senseless nonsense).

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Gorillas in the Mist

Aug 12 2010 Published by admin under evolutionary psychology

“Seeing is believing.”

For those of you who have never tried, please use the link below and complete the selective attention test before reading the rest of this article.

Selective attention test

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