Why April Fool’s Day Exists

Learn about what the “frenemy effect” can teach us about bullying; the surprising ability of marmosets to eavesdrop on each others’ conversations; and why April Fool’s Day may have originated from an out-of-date calendar. 

The “frenemy effect” says bullying happens most between friends by Kelsey Donk

Marmosets eavesdrop on each other’s conversations — and understand what’s said by Steffie Drucker

April Fools’ Day May Have Originated From an Out-of-Date Calendar by Reuben Westmaas

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