It’s safe to say that quite often, there’s an unspoken expectation that discourages honest replies.
Is it time for us to overhaul this longstanding symbol of social grace?
The duration of our conversations is rarely ideal – but that’s the price we pay for social solidarity.
Football continues to present a great chance for social mobility in Africa.
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Fame changes the bonds that some African footballers have with their home communities.
It’s the thought that counts…
Humans spend a lot of time during social occasions masking their real emotions. Why?
Researchers have found people use the ‘like’ button on social media posts for many reasons.
The ‘like’ button does far more than just express how much a person likes a particular picture or post. It could be used to make social comparisons.
What are your in-groups and out-groups?
Our neural circuits lead us to find comfort in those like us and unease with those who differ, resulting in a battle between reward and distrust. But these brain connections aren’t the end of the story.