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The Communication We Share with Apes

Hand gestures signal the emergence of human language.

Metaphors Are Us

War, murder, music, art. We would have none without metaphor.

What Color Really Evolved For

The Tricky Problem with Other Minds

How our mental states overlap with and diverge from those of other species.

Human Emotions Are Personal Narratives

Neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux on what makes our brains unique.

Humans Are Wired for Goodness

We’re not as bad as the headlines make us out to be.