Evolution

Rationalizing the “Irrational”

When we examine objectives from an evolutionary biology perspective, we see that what appears irrational might simply be a misunderstanding on our part of what someone’s objectives are.

Art: A Tail or a Song?

In his new book, The Aesthetic Brain, Anjan Chatterjee utilizes neuroscience and evolutionary psychology to explore three critical questions in the field of aesthetics: What is beauty? What is pleasure? What is art?