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Viewpoint: About the backlash faced by JK Rowling arguing against a ’sex spectrum’—Evolutionary biologist says maybe she was right

JK Rowling recently drew fire on social media for tweeting the statements to the effect that “biological sex is real.” ...
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Viewpoint: The ‘Dangerous Idea’ of group differences is latest iteration of ‘left wing hysteria’ attack on evolutionary biology

Defending the veracity of racial biological differences are often, incorrectly, deemed to be justifications of social inequality ...
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How do genetics and luck mix to determine life’s winners and losers?

Let’s begin with a question: Why do some people succeed in life while others fail? Is it because they are ...

Is evolution denial an attempt to ‘make humans special’?

Evolutionary biology has always been controversial. Not controversial among biologists, but controversial among the general public. This is largely because ...
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No strings attached: Why are men more interested in casual sex?

First, is there any truth in [gender] stereotypes? And second, if there is, why? The answer to the first question, ...
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Why cognitive inequality demands our attention

[April 28, 1996, Martin Bryant used] two rifles and a shotgun stashed inside a sports bag on the passenger seat ...
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Video: Looking back at groundbreaking twins research—and its impact on genetics

“I have looked at the data, and I’m collecting the data, and I’m still absolutely astounded. I still haven’t settled ...
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Traits of masculinity: What does it mean to ‘be a man’?

There are commonalities of human behavior that extend beyond any geographic or cultural boundary. Every known society has a sexual ...
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