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Why do we care where we come from?
The need to discover our past and what this tells us about ourselves
Why aren’t more women in computer science?
Computing history is filled with the accomplishments of women. But where are they now?
Why do we enjoy the misfortunes of others?
Why should we work together?
Have we become obsessed with the idea of collaboration?
Why do some people become hermits?
What makes people choose a life of isolation and silence?
Why do we care so much about games?
Why do so many people care so much about their sports teams?
Why does nature calm anxiety?
We find out how the natural world affects our mental health
Why do we blend?
Blending is a distinctly human activity. Why do we do it?
Why do funerals matter?
Why funerals matter so profoundly to us, as individuals and societies
Why learn to be happy?
Happiness is a fundamental human desire, yet we often struggle to achieve it.
Why do we (still) wear make-up?
What’s the power of make-up? Why can't many of us leave the house without it?
Why are we so gloomy about the world?
Sandra Kanthal asks if human nature is wired to fixate on the downsides of life.
Why do some people reject society?
Why do some people reject traditional forms of education, housing and even government?
Why do we love camping?
Why do people ditch the comforts of modern life to go and sleep under the stars?
Intuition: Why should we trust it?
What exactly is intuition? And why should we trust it?
Intuition: Why should we be cautious of it?
Why do we get so attached to our intuitions? And can they mislead us?
Why are we shy?
Why do we feel shy and what can we do about it?
Why are we conscious of so little?
Why are humans conscious of so little of what goes on around us?
Why are we conscious?
What evolutionary advantage does consciousness bestow upon us?
Why do we cheat on our partners?
Could the answer lie in our DNA, our upbringing or our lack of self control?
Why grandparents are important
Why do grandparents care for their grandchildren and what effect does it have on them?
Why do we need to talk about men?
Michael Blastland investigates talk of a crisis in masculinity.
Why does music affect the way we feel?
An exploration of why and how music can exert a powerful effect on our emotions
Why are we resilient?
Why is party planning so hard?
In cases of sexual assault, why do people so often blame the victim?
Why is dystopic fiction so appealing?
Why do physical scars matter?
What do the marks on our skin tell us about ourselves and our place in the world?
Why do we text instead of talk?
The popularity of texting is changing how we communicate and relate to each other
Millennials and business
Why are millennials so attracted to starting their own businesses?