Anthropologist Helen Fisher takes on a tricky topic -- love –- and explains its evolution, its biochemical foundations and its social importance. She closes with a warning about the potential disaster inherent in antidepressant abuse.
The words people use are like fingerprints that can reveal their relationships, honesty, or their status in a group, according to research by University of Texas at Austin social psychologist James W. Pennebaker.
The story of Oedipus, which inspired Freud, in 8 minutes, performed by vegetables, in the tradition of Ben Hur. A sword and salad epic, in classic CinemaScope. Featuring a Potato, a Tomato, Broccoli, Garlic, and Billy Dee Williams as the Bartender.
Pecking, smooching, Frenching, and playing tonsil-hockey—there are as many names for kissing as there are ways to do it. But philematologists, the scientists who study kissing, aren’t exactly sure why humans started locking lips in the first place.