An Anthropologist Asked Schizophrenics Around the World to Describe the Voices in Their Heads
August 07, 2014
Turns out that where they're from vastly impacts what they hear.
Bring Back the Wet Nurse!
July 22, 2014
It might be the answer for stressed-out moms who want their babies breastfed.
There is a history in the Amazon of the "peaceful" consumption of human bodies.
When their calls don’t go through, they don’t blame shoddy service; they believe the spirits of the dead can interfere with their connections.
The weird anthropological world view of “alpha males” competing for “targets” is a nonsense that has bled out into other sexist discourse.
A Guide to Dealing With NYC Tourists
April 29, 2014
If tourists are getting you down, try a scholar-approved technique like "hiding" or "fencing."
How Bad Is China's Moral Crisis?
April 21, 2014
The rapid modernization of a country whose social structure was traditionally determined by strict hierarchy has ignited huge moral anxieties.
When Your Car Has that New-Car Smell, It's Luxurious. When Your House Does, It Can Kill You.
March 10, 2014
Too bad it's made of chemicals that could kill you.
An anthropologist studies Afghan hearts and minds, and finds something disturbing.
What Is the Meaning of Christmas Lunch?
December 24, 2013
Christmas lunch is the most important social occasion of the year