Rick O’Gorman

Dr. Rick O’Gorman has published on a wide range of topics, including leadership, attitudes, social norms, altruism, social policing, nonverbal behaviour and animal behaviour. Having obtained his PhD from the State University of New York at Binghamton, he has worked at the University of Kent, Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Essex. His current interests revolve around evolutionary approaches to a variety of topics, including altruism and prosociality, relatedness and friendships, morality, social policing, social norms, disgust and conformity, culture, the interplay of social behaviour and neurohormones, and the impact of the female ovulatory cycle on mate preferences for intelligence.

Recent Posts

October 12, 2016 in Biology, Business, Sports

Memo To Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: The Most Productive Workers Are Team Players, Not Selfish Individualists

‘Ruthless’ and ‘demanding’ are two descriptors of Amazon's working environment, sink or swim. But Amazon is not alone. Can evolutionary biology shed some light on why competition in the workplace…
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