Jason Goldman selects several notable posts each week from Psychology and Neuroscience. He blogs at The Thoughtful Animal.
- Did language emerge from the neural systems supporting aimed throwing? The argument, explained by Andrew Wilson, is more reasonable than you might expect.
- Sex, Lies and… Spider Silk? At The Scorpion and the Frog, blogger Miss Behavior discusses the nursery web spider’s guide to love and sex.
- Here’s an easy way to modify your messy roommate’s behavior: make the place smell like citrus. At BPS Research Digest, find out why: Passengers litter less on carriages that smell of cleaning product.
That’s it for this week… Check back next week for more great psychology and neuroscience blogging!