The debate over the supposed innate propensity of human beings to be aggressive has once again surfaced in the popular press, this time in the current, April, issue of Discover Magazine. (The article is also available for free on the Discover website.) The proponents of the different sides of this discussion are well-known scientists whose […]

A panel on the probable lack of aggressiveness by early hominids, held at the February AAAS meeting in St. Louis, gained a lot of subsequent notice in the major international media. Interviewers for BBC News, National Geographic, New Scientist, and numerous others focused on the work of several prominent scientists who presented at the panel […]