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Brain Stimulation Reduces Feelings of Aggression
Brain Stimulation Reduces Feelings of Aggression
Researchers propose that the method could be used to rein in violence.
Brain Stimulation Reduces Feelings of Aggression
Brain Stimulation Reduces Feelings of Aggression

Researchers propose that the method could be used to rein in violence.

Researchers propose that the method could be used to rein in violence.

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Image of the Day: Black-Eyed Rage
Image of the Day: Black-Eyed Rage
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 6, 2018
When defensive, guppies display a warning sign to their counterparts. 
Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Catherine Offord | Nov 22, 2017
An online survey finds that people report feeling most relaxed with a glass of red wine or beer, and most aggressive when drinking spirits.
Image of the Day: Cantankerous Crab
Image of the Day: Cantankerous Crab
The Scientist Staff | May 5, 2017
Hermit crabs living in broken shells outperform those inhabiting intact shells in fights because they attack more aggressively, compensating for lower muscle strength with vigor.
Eye on the Fly
Eye on the Fly
Sarah C.P. Williams | Jan 1, 2015
Automating Drosophila behavior screens gives researchers a break from tedious observation, and enables higher-throughput, more-quantitative experiments than ever before.
Mirrors May Not Be Enemies
Mirrors May Not Be Enemies
Jef Akst | Oct 10, 2014
New research shows that using mirrors to elicit aggressive behavior from animals may not be a fool-proof plan.
Seeing Red
Seeing Red
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Aug 1, 2014
Reef fish, once thought to be unable to see red wavelengths, not only fluoresce deep red, but males of some species react to seeing their own bioluminescent pattern.
Book Excerpt from Rough and Tumble
Book Excerpt from Rough and Tumble
Travis Rayne Pickering | Apr 1, 2013
In Chapter 3, “Tamping the Simian Urge,” author Travis Rayne Pickering contrasts the brute physicality of predatory chimpanzees with the headier hunting style employed by humans.
Contributors
Contributors
Kate Yandell | Apr 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2013 issue of The Scientist.
The Roots of Violence
The Roots of Violence
Travis Rayne Pickering | Apr 1, 2013
Archaeology can shine needed light on the evolution of our aggressive tendencies.