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An Overview of the Latest Discoveries in Biological, Cognitive and Cultural Studies of Evolution.
Scholars of evolution gathered at Emory University for the Evolution of Brain, Mind and Culture conference on November 12-13, 2009. The talks give an overview of the latest discoveries in biological, cognitive and cultural studies of evolution. Emory's Center for Mind, Brain and Culture hosted the event. Speakers included science writer Matt Ridley, Emory primatologist Frans de Waal, Richard Passingham and noted anthropologist Joe Henrich, among others.

Evolution of Mind, Brain, and Culture Emory University

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An Overview of the Latest Discoveries in Biological, Cognitive and Cultural Studies of Evolution.
Scholars of evolution gathered at Emory University for the Evolution of Brain, Mind and Culture conference on November 12-13, 2009. The talks give an overview of the latest discoveries in biological, cognitive and cultural studies of evolution. Emory's Center for Mind, Brain and Culture hosted the event. Speakers included science writer Matt Ridley, Emory primatologist Frans de Waal, Richard Passingham and noted anthropologist Joe Henrich, among others.

    Prosocial Primates

    Prosocial Primates

    • 41 min
    On the Origins of a Cultural Species

    On the Origins of a Cultural Species

    • 47 min
    Kin Detection, Incest Avoidance, and Altruism

    Kin Detection, Incest Avoidance, and Altruism

    • 48 min
    Comparative Higher Primate Neuroimaging

    Comparative Higher Primate Neuroimaging

    • 45 min
    The Human Brain: Rewired and Running Hot

    The Human Brain: Rewired and Running Hot

    • 56 min
    How to Turn a Chimpanzee into a Person

    How to Turn a Chimpanzee into a Person

    • 40 min

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