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Elevators Make Monkeys of Us

Say the mounting rate of escalator injuries spooks you into taking an elevator instead. Even if a glitch doesn’t leave you trapped alone in that metal box for forty hours, you’re still captive, for a short while, in a unique laboratory for human psychology. Throw another passenger or two into the mix, and things get really interesting. … Read More »



Frans de Waal Answers Your Primate Questions

We recently solicited your questions for primatologist Frans de Waal. Of all his accomplishments, one of the greatest has been his ability to so well communicate his scholarly findings to a wide audience. Here is one compelling piece of advice he offered on that subject: “Keep the reader interested, whatever it takes, so long as […] Read More »