“Freudarwinian” Consumers?

It’s probably true to say that if one was to compile a list of the most unpopular theories in the history of psychology then classical psychoanalysis and neo-Darwinism would probably top the table every time. In some ways this is perhaps understandable, there are aspects of each which people find unsavoury or distasteful, though it must be said that this is often more a result of common misperceptions or misinterpretations than anything else. Continue reading

Gifts and our genes

Ah the wedding… that rite-of-passage filled with rituals and traditions, not to mention the festival of consumption that manifests itself through the wedding breakfast, reception and of course the honeymoon. Don’t you just love a good wedding? Continue reading