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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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My esteemed colleague Joan Strassman wrote the following post on her Sociobiology blog: >>Read More

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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? >>Read More
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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. >>Read More
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The latest installment of “On the Origin of HBES: An Oral History,” focuses on Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, an anthropologist and primatologist who has made major contributions to sociobiology and related disciplines. >>Read More
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Ray Hames modestly refers to himself as “The Late Pioneer” in this interview, today’s addition to the series on HBES founders. Indeed, the whole interview is peppered with modesty, a fact that will come as no surprise to those of us who have had the pleasure to spend time with the self-effacing but absurdly competent Hames. >>Read More
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The first time I met Napoleon Chagnon, I asked him why he became an early advocate of human sociobiology. “Because it told anthropologists to study reproduction instead of pottery! “ he retorted. >>Read More
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