Stories by Robert M. Sapolsky

Robert M. Sapolsky is John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University. His most recent book is "Monkeyluv: And Other Essays on Our Lives as Animals." subscribe to Robert M. Sapolsky's feed

Posted on: Jul 31, 2013, Source: Los Angeles Times

The answer is more complicated than it would seem. Maybe there's hope for the human race after all.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Brain biology may determine whether a person is a pedophile, but does it determine whether that person chooses to act on those impulses?

Posted on: Mar 2, 2006, Source: Foreign Affairs

A popular scientist says that contrary to past beliefs, humans are not 'killer apes' destined for violent conflict, but can make their own history.