An anthropologist immerses herself in Islamic dream culture to understand how the divine plays a role in everyday lives.
Cultural groups throughout the world talk about color differently—some don’t even have a word for color. So is color perception a universal human experience or not?
Our often-ridiculed ancestors were capable of abstract thought. They deserve some respect.
To live more simply means getting off the treadmill of mindless consumerism.
We live our lives filled with wild contradictions. An anthropologist argues that it’s good we do.
How we memorialize significant events says a lot about our perception of time.