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Category Archives: Evolution of our brain & behaviour

Autism and schizophrenia “evolved”

Humans gained many new traits over the course of our evolution. However, not all of them were beneficial. New research identifies genes linked with schizophrenia and autism that developed over the course of human evolution. In fact, they may have appeared late in the game;

New hypothesis: Women evolved to have affairs

Human romantic relationships are often described as “serial”. That is, they happen one after the other. Just like lights in the serial (or series) circuit, you may have learned about in school. Like in serial relationships, damage to one of these lights in a series