Webinars

This View of Life covers anything and everything from an evolutionary perspective. We’ve given a platform to some of the leading minds in evolutionary science to examine pressing issues of global importance. All of our webinars are free and open to the public.

Coming Next: Evolved Reward Preferences and the Pandemic’s Economic Impact

March 2, 12pm – 1pm EST

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Join special guests Michael Hammon and Marion Blute in the third of our seven-part discussion on “Evolutionary Science and Sociology.” Read the complete overview here.

Evolutionary Science and Sociology 1: Systemic Explanations of the Pandemic’s Social Impact

This week our featured guests were Jonathan H. Turner and Doug Marshall. This View of Life is proud to host a seven-part discussion forum based on our series, “Nothing in Sociology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution.” Read the complete overview here: https://thisviewoflife.com/evolutionary-science-and-sociology/

Evolutionary Science and Sociology 2: Neuroscience, Emotions, and Virtual Social Connections

This week our featured guest was Michael Ryan Lengefeld. This View of Life is proud to host a seven-part discussion forum based on our series, “Nothing in Sociology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution.” Read the complete overview here: https://thisviewoflife.com/evolutionary-science-and-sociology/

Book Webinar: Survival of the Friendliest with Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

Join Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods as they discuss their new book Survival of the Friendliest: Understanding Our Origins and Rediscovering Our Common Humanity.

Unspeakable, Forbidden, Taboo: Teaching Evolution in the South with Dr. Amanda Glaze

Join Dr. Glaze as she discusses her research on teaching and learning evolution in the South and hear the insightful stories she has collected along the way. Download Slides [here]

Learning from Evolution About Childhood & Education: A Conversation With Peter Gray

Dr. Peter Gray, discusses evolutionary perspectives on childhood development and education. Follow up questions are available [here]

Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy Webinar

A lively overview of the recently published book by the same title, by acclaimed author Mel Konner in discussion with Mayree Clark, a successful financial leader and veteran of Wall Street. Follow up questions are available [here]

This View of History Webinar: A Conversation With Peter Turchin

This webinar features evolutionary anthropologist and author Peter Turchin discussing his new book “Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth”. Download Slides [here]

This View of Leadership: A Conversation with Mark van Vugt

Mark van Vugt, author of “Naturally Selected: The Evolutionary Science of Leadership” is joined by Max Beilby, author of the Darwinian Business blog, and David Sloan Wilson, President of the Evolution Institute. Download Slides [here]

The Good Behavior Game & Challenges of Spreading Best Practices

Dennis Embry of Paxis Institute discusses the Good Behavior Game, its benefits, and its implications on education policy. Learn how GBG illustrates important evolutionary principles and the challenges of spreading best practices. Download slides [here].

What does Evolutionary Science tell us about how to engage young minds?

Join Dr. Gabrielle Principe as she discusses how we can educate young children through the lens of human evolution and how this framework can provide keen insights into the instructional approaches, curricular materials, and educational contexts that best fit children’s natural dispositions and tendencies.