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Rituals As Social Glue: An Interview With Harvey Whitehouse
Why are rituals such a pervasive feature of human social life? And what role might they have played in the evolution of our social behavior?
HBES Interview Series - Pete Richerson
This Pioneers of HBES series video features Peter J. Richerson, who pioneered the study of cultural evolution. His quest has developed and become intertwined with multilevel selection theory.
Are Taboos Adaptive? Evidence from the Island of Fiji
Are taboos ignorant superstitions, do they contain adaptive wisdom, or are they a mixture of both?
Understanding urban living from a modern evolutionary perspective.
How Can We Study our Neighborhoods From an Evolutionary Perspective?

Lesley Newson

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PROSOCIAL was formed to help groups coordinate their activities in a way that provides a shared good, which is the reason that they came together in the first place. It uses the science of cooperation to solve the puzzle of coordination while helping members develop their pieces effectively and efficiently. >>Read More
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In the quest for a better and more evolved society, we need to recognize we are our own designers. By taking charge of our political, sociological, educational, and economic health, we determine the future of our world. >>Read More
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As a continuance of our Norway-USA Quality of Life series, Gin Kohl Lieberman writes about the choice of Norway for the project, preparatory steps for the first conference, plans for the future, and how best our two nations can learn from each other and improve everyone's QoL. >>Read More
Post: June 2, 2014 1:35 am, Source: TVOL  Comments (0) Views (587)
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Jerry Lieberman talks about the efforts and history of The Evolution Institute, how he became interested and involved in Norway's politics and their lessons for America, and the role he envisions EI playing in the future of politics and policy, promoting a science-based evaluation of plans for the future. >>Read More
Post: May 18, 2014 11:52 pm, Source: TVOL  Comments (2) Views (613)
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As part of its focus on quality of life, the Evolution Institute has decided to focus on Norway as a case study of cultural evolution leading to a high quality of life. The project is headed by EI co-founder Jerry Lieberman and resulted in a workshop that was held in Oslo on October 23 2013. >>Read More
Post: May 12, 2014 1:18 am, Source: TVOL Exclusive  Comments (1) Views (697)
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Our society has evolved from small villages where everyone know each other to a global community, but our human evolution has lagged behind. How can we best transition from "tribe-first" thinking into a world of cooperative efforts for the good of the entire planet? >>Read More
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