Rob Kurzban's Latest Blog Posts [Blogging Here]

A new study suggests that losing friends is a side effect of gaining a lover… is it?

Jun 12, 2014: Flirting
A new paper on flirting tries to explain why human courtship is often ambiguous…

Should students be warned when sensitive topics will be discussed in class?

Apr 15, 2014: Angry (Hungry) Birds
Some organisms are more aggressive when they’re hungry.
Note: This blog post is a joint Fatima Aboul-Seoud/Rob Kurzban production.

What zebra stripes are for.

One possibility is that they have they have their own secret gorilla gyms where they lift bunches of bananas instead of weights. Maybe not.

A report from SPSP 2014.

Feb 10, 2014: Good Grief
Grief. What is it good for.

A new paper fails to replicate findings from the glucose-as-willpower-fuel literature.

A new paper in the new year.

Aug 20, 2014 Robert Kurzban answers the question "Mind and morality: Where do they meet?" on Center for Humans and Nature

Oct 5, 2013 on This View of Life: Interview with Bobbi Low