10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Love and Sex

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Regardless of your stance on Valentine's Day, there's no way to avoid being bombarded with romantic imagery. So you might as well take this as an opportunity to learn something new. With that in mind, here are ten things you probably didn't know about sex, love and lust. » 2/12/14 2:15pm 2/12/14 2:15pm

Women Are Hard Wired To Feel Bad About Being Sluts, Says Suspect Study

A new study claims that women are HARD WIRED regret casual sex whereas men are HARD WIRED to think random sex is great. This isn't because civilizations place high value on controlling female sexuality and humans are social creatures with an aversion to ostracization; this is because of SCIENCE. HARD WIRED SCIENCE. » 11/26/13 7:00pm 11/26/13 7:00pm

Scientific Review Says Women Have Evolved to Be Mean Girls

A recent review published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B argues that women are catty and gossipy because of evolution. It was likely dreamt up in the twilight hours, after its author watched the mall safari scene of Mean Girls and thought, "I wonder...." » 10/28/13 6:10pm 10/28/13 6:10pm

The rise of the evolutionary psychology douchebag

They believe that certain groups of people are inherently smarter than others. They write books about how rape is a natural part of human evolution. And now, with another scandal rocking the world of evolutionary psychology, we can officially welcome a new breed of mad scientist into the spotlight: evopsych douchebags. » 7/12/13 4:44pm 7/12/13 4:44pm

Oral Sex Apparently an Old Jedi Mind Trick to Ensure Women’s Fidelity

A sexy new sex study in the scintillating legitimate science field of (wait for it) evolutionary psychology has set out to answer a single question that has confounded all but the most emotional confident libertines: wtf is the procreational point of oral sex? It doesn’t directly satisfy humans’ biological imperative… » 6/22/13 12:30pm 6/22/13 12:30pm

You Can Tell Evolutionary Psychology Isn't True Because It's Not True

I don't want to hate evolutionary psychology, but I do. I hate it. It's a field of study that could be legitimately interesting, if it weren't constantly being twisted into a justification for backward (and, frankly, un-evolved) anti-feminist bullshit. Like, sure, maybe a part of me does want a dude who could kick a… » 9/10/12 5:40pm 9/10/12 5:40pm

Crap Psychologist May Lose Job Over Racist Article

Evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa stooped to new levels of awfulness in his post claiming "black women are significantly less physically attractive than women of other races." His racist remarks could cost him his job at the London School of Economics. » 5/20/11 9:50am 5/20/11 9:50am

The Illustrious Career Of A Crap Psychologist

Evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa has made it his mission to oppose feminism, which he defines as "the radical notion that women are men." His latest column — on why all women are essentially prostitutes — inspired us to take a look back at his mansplaining oeuvre. » 3/28/11 6:00pm 3/28/11 6:00pm

Practical Hierarchy Of Needs Revised To Include Treehouses

Evolutionary psychologists have edited Abraham Maslow's legendary hierarchy of needs to replace "self-actualization" with "parenting." In response, we've created our own hierarchy of material needs — because who needs self-actualization or kids when you've got hand towels? » 7/16/10 1:20pm 7/16/10 1:20pm