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Satoshi Kanazawa

WATCH: Evolutionary Psychologist Makes Outrageous Claim About Divorce Rates

Posted 04.24.2012 | Divorce

Would permitting polygamy lower the divorce rate? Yes, according to evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa. In the Big Think video above, Kana...

Julee Wilson

PHOTOS: The 'Beauty In Black' Project

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.01.2012 | Black Voices

It's hard to forget the ugly and disturbing Psychology Today article “Why Are Black Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women?” written by...

Black Women Are Not (Rated) Less Attractive!: Independent Analysis of the Add Health Dataset

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 07.23.2011 | Style
Scott Barry Kaufman

The low convergence of ratings finding suggests that in this very large and representative dataset, beauty is mostly in the eye of the beholder. What we are looking at here are simple ratings of attractiveness by interviewers whose tastes differ rather strongly.

Satoshi Kanazawa Does Not Speak for All of Evolutionary Psychology

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 07.18.2011 | Style
Scott Barry Kaufman

Controversy regarding "Why Are Black Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women?" has sparked me to make a point I've wanted to make for a long time: Satoshi Kanazawa isn't the only evolutionary psychologist and doesn't speak for the whole field.

Psychologist 'Explains' Why Black Women Are Less Attractive

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 07.17.2011 | Style

Psychology Today blogger Satoshi Kanazawa sparked a firestorm with his latest posting entitled, "A Look at the Hard Truths About Human Nature." In...

Evolutionary Psychology: We Lap It Up, Even When It's Plainly Wrong

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

The real science (as opposed to Dr. Kanazawa's fantasy) is that better-educated people are more in control of their lives and more likely to maintain their alcohol consumption within healthy limits.

A Little Matter of Science, Superiority, and Racism: New Atheism's Dangerous Waters

Josh Schrei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Josh Schrei

Bluntly, the culture from which modern atheism has sprung -- science and academia -- has a long history of distorted claims of superiority that well-meaning atheists would do best to avoid.

Is Your Professor an Islamophobe?

Abdulrahman El-Sayed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abdulrahman El-Sayed

Satoshi Kanazawa is just one in a growing number of academics using their intellectual identity to promote intolerance and xenophobia against Islam and Muslims.