Tag: Evolution

Parasite manipulates more than we know

You’ve probably heard of the parasites that transmit malaria or ringworm. These predators are organisms that live on in a host. In many cases, they can influence the behaviour of the host to their own benefit, sometimes causing them to act with more risky tendencies. Influencing the host to act with less caution means that ...

The Neurobiology of the “Green Monster”

The green monster. The terrible feeling of jealousy. It is the complex emotion that includes feelings of rage, fear of abandonment, and/or humiliation. The feeling is typically sparked when there is a perceived threat to the relationship from a third party. No one likes this feeling, but psychologists say that it’s not something that shouldn’t ...