Personality Sociology

Science has finally worked out why dudes send nudes

Finally, we know why some men send dick pics – to get nudes in return, or sex. 

Sociology Technology

Might robot warfare make commanders more humane?

Reducing the number of humans an order passes through might make those making the decisions feel more responsibility for the outcomes. 

Personality Politics Sociology

‘Political bullshit’ more likely to work on right-wingers

Just why right-wing people fall for bullshit isn’t clear. A couple of possible explanations are noted in the study.


Why our brains decided the lockdowns weren’t worth remembering

It’s not really clear what exactly causes these memory glitches.


The very unsurprising reason bad weather seems to reduce violent crime

Contrary to the film noir myth, it turns out violent crime actually drops when it rains.