Evolutionary psychology

Bubble-wrap, berry-picking and the secret pleasures of destruction

25 July 2015 9:00 am

The secrets of bubble-wrap and other delicious little sensations

Humans are doing democracy wrong. Bees are doing it right

2 May 2015 9:00 am

What the hive knows about democracy that humans have yet to learn

Patriotism isn’t uncivilised - it’s what makes civilisation possible

22 November 2014 9:00 am

Is it racist to be patriotic? Is patriotism, by definition, small-minded and exclusive? When you strip away the onion layers…

S&M&B&Q: Why aren’t there sex-and-shopping novels for men?

8 November 2014 9:00 am

I never got beyond page 20 in Fifty Shades of Grey. No one got shot in the first chapter, and…

My mansion tax solution: hit rich foreigners. But no one else

14 September 2013 9:00 am

I am surprised no more attention has been given to Martin Vander Weyer’s suggestion in The Spectator two weeks ago…

Rory Sutherland: Don't abolish The Knowledge

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Now that most taxi drivers use satnavs, should ‘the Knowledge’ be abolished? Shouldn’t we ditch the requirement that all London…

Why politics needs more Darwinists – and fewer economists

22 June 2013 9:00 am

An ardently left-wing friend of mine is travelling over from Thailand next week to look for a private school for…