Author: Gerry Everding

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Social interactions can be intricate -- and not just among humans. A new study suggests that researchers may be overlooking some of these same complexities... [Read More]
As the United States celebrates its founding on July 4, new research on "collective narcissism" suggests many Americans have hugely exaggerated notions about how much... [Read More]
A new collaborative research and teaching agreement between anthropology and archaeology programs at Washington University in St. Louis and Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, will... [Read More]
Washington University in St. Louis sociocultural anthropologist John R. Bowen and David H. Perlmutter, MD, dean of the School of Medicine, join the likes of... [Read More]
How can we be happier? In a world where stress and anxiety can easily overtake good days, a new book has some answers. [Read More]
The police shooting earlier this month of Stephon Clark in his grandmother's Sacramento backyard has renewed protests over officer-involved deaths of unarmed black men, but... [Read More]
Blacks, especially women, are more likely to have been unarmed when killed by police than non-blacks, and that risk appears to increase in police departments... [Read More]
Crafting your New Year\'s resolutions at the last minute? Finding a sense of purpose may help... [Read More]
Rebecca Lester, associate professor of sociocultural anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been awarded the 2017 Stirling Prize for the Best... [Read More]
First domesticated 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent of the Middle East, wheat and barley took vastly different routes to China, with barley switching... [Read More]
Scat-sniffing research dogs are helping scientists map out a plan to save reclusive jaguars, pumas, bush dogs and other endangered carnivores in the increasingly fragmented... [Read More]
Behind the chubby cheeks and bright eyes of babies as young as 8 months lies the smoothly whirring mind of a social statistician, logging our... [Read More]
Behind the chubby cheeks and bright eyes of babies as young as 8 months lies the smoothly whirring mind of a social statistician, logging our... [Read More]
Washington University in St. Louis is one of 24 schools selected to receive $1 million grants as part of a new HHMI initiative to help... [Read More]
Washington University in St. Louis brain scholars will join teams from four other universities in a five-year, $7.5 million research project that aims to build and test the... [Read More]
The first documented evidence of wild chimpanzee mothers teaching their offspring to use tools has been captured by video cameras set to record chimpanzee tool-using... [Read More]
Edward Greenberg, professor emeritus of economics who taught and conducted research at Washington University in St. Louis for more than five decades, died Aug. 24,... [Read More]
New research from Washington University in St. Louis is adding a twist to the science of revenge, showing that our love-hate relationship with this dark... [Read More]
Robert Sussman, a longtime professor of anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis and a leading scholar on the evolution of human and primate behavior,... [Read More]
Heralded on the cover of Time magazine in 2000 as a genetically modified (GMO) crop with the potential to save millions of lives in the... [Read More]
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