George Diggs

George Diggs is an evolutionary biologist and Co-Director of the Public Health Program at Austin College in Sherman, Texas. His research and teaching interests include evolution as it relates to human health, biogeography, plant defense, and the plants of Texas. He has co-authored four books including The Hunter-Gatherer Within: Health and the Natural Human Diet (2013), has written more than 30 scientific articles, has given a TEDx talk, and in his research has traveled to all seven continents.

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May 22, 2019 in Biology, Health

Public Health and Evolutionary Mismatch: The Tragedy of Unnecessary Suffering and Death

The current anti-vaccination movement is a result, in part, of the innate cognitive biases inherent in our nervous systems that evolved to deal with problems in a very different premodern…
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