Topics: sociology

December 18th, 2017

Sharing ghost stories once added a spooky side to the Christmas season

According to Eddie Pola and George Wyle, marshmallows, caroling, mistletoe and ghost stories all help make the Christmas season “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” The last item in the list may seem like a bit of a non-sequitur to modern listeners more accustomed to hearing about sleigh bells and failed relationships during the […]

April 6th, 2017

At six-months old, human babies admire those who help others

Our favorite fictional characters may be dressed up in magic cloaks, move things with their minds or even run as fast as the speed of light, but there’s a very strong chance they wouldn’t be nearly as attractive if they always acted selfishly.