Gordon Gallup

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Animals that pass the mirror test have large brains relative to body size and have higher levels of empathy and social awareness. You might wonder about ants passing the test, but the brains of some ant species constitutes 15 per cent of body mass

The mirror test, developed in 1970 by evolutionary psychologist Gordon Gallup, State University of New York, is used to test whether or not an animal (...)

Anthropological studies suggest that kissing is an acceptable practice in up to 90 per cent of cultures. Photograph: iStock

What are the origins of kissing? In early human societies, it is believed mothers weaned their babies by chewing up their food and then passing it to(...)