Tag Archives: Expression of emotions

Soulful eyes…

The discovery of the lesula, (Cercopithecus lomamiensis) a species of monkey previously unknown to scientists, has led to a number of articles highlighting the similarities between the soulful, large-eyed gaze of the monkey and numerous famous faces of art and … Continue reading

Too Human in Nature?

The human-like qualities of great apes have always been a source of scientific and popular fascination, and no less in the Victorian period than in any other. Darwin himself, of course, marshalled similarities in physiology, behaviour and emotional expression between … Continue reading

Top 10!

  Are humans inherently generous and sympathetic to others? Is there such a thing as an “instinct for truth” ? How do people around the world express their emotions? All these questions are discussed in Darwin’s correspondence. Darwin also writes … Continue reading