Lixing Sun is currently a Professor of Biology at Central Washington University. He studies, teaches, and writes about animal behavior, human nature, evolution, and behavioral economics.
Xenophobia in the Light of Evolution: On the Origins of Anti-Immigration Sentiment
Besides racial prejudice, what else are there behind xenophobia? Among the evolved human instincts, we can find at least two for the anti-immigration sentiment: territoriality and the endowment effect.Read More
What the peacock can teach us about trust: An evolutionary moral for politicians
What can politicians do to turn the tide around, to win back voter trust? A simple answer lies in the peacock’s tail.Read More