In prior pilot experiments each of the situations had been shown to elicit either shame — an emotion that tends to be condoned in Japan but condemned in America — or anger, an emotion that is condoned in America but condemned in Japan.
Through different types of analysis, the researchers shed light on the functional and symbolic roles of the donkey.
Firstly the starvation period should be standardized between experiments.
Let’s finally assume that this species of bird came across the technological capabilities to translate their fantasies into video games.
Eyes that only provide an advantage late in life are unlikely to contribute much to individual fitness.
It seems a rather frivolous bit of dinosaurian arcana to get frustrated about.
More fire right now is probably not a bad thing whatsoever.
if the lower status rat didn’t slow its sniffing soon enough, the dominant rat would respond with aggressive behavior
although it is theoretically possible for life to exist on a planet orbiting a brown dwarf, such a world would “suffer a number of critical habitability issues”
The plant produces hallucinatory effects in humans and thus has been used by religious and recreational consumers.
the US alone releases from its coal-burning power plants enough CO2 to fill the Empire State Building 300 times every hour
Insects move quickly, and it’s easier to snatch them if you know where you’re going.
It would be the start of a great middle-school science fair project if it weren’t for the beer.
Our thirst to know about the menaces that may impact us is far more enticing and in some sense far more important.
we think about leaping from a high place for the same reason 13-year-girls like going to Halloween haunted houses — for the thrill