Kevin Kniffin

Kevin Kniffin, This View of Life’s Sports Editor, is an applied behavioral scientist at Cornell University who teaches and researches the mechanisms that facilitate cooperation within groups.  He has contributed research papers to outlets including Evolution & Human Behavior, Human Nature, and Evolutionary Psychological Science and his work has been covered by popular media including The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and The Atlantic.  Kniffin has conducted research in diverse field settings, including firehouses, gyms, and new automobile dealerships.  He is active on Twitter @KevinKniffin.

Recent Posts

March 20, 2018 in Arts, Biology, Culture

Punk Evolutionist: An Interview with Greg Graffin

Did you know that Greg Graffin, founder of the legendary band Bad Religion, is also a deep evolutionary thinker? Here’s the back story.
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March 15, 2018 in Business

Curiosity as a Commandment for Business School Curricula

Understanding the evolutionary basis for curiosity as a human universal importantly invites everyone to appreciate that they can individually start being more curious, more innovative, or more entrepreneurial.
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March 17, 2016 in Sports

Did Darwin Read the Sports Section?

What can sports teach us about evolution?
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