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Darwin's Unfinished Symphony

Review of Kevin Laland's "Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony"

May 22, 2017
In the latest issue of Science, Dr. Henrich reviews a new book by evolutionary biologist Kevin Laland. Read his review of Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind here. The review is also available on the Science "Books, Et Al." blog.
Conversations with Tyler

Conversations with Tyler

December 14, 2016

Dr. Henrich joined Tyler Cowen for Conversations with Tyler, a one-on-one interview series with today's top thinkers. Their conversation at George Mason University's Mercatus Center ranged from cultural evolution, prosocial religion, and WEIRD people to the Flynn effect, fragility of positive-sum thinking, and social science tribes. Read or listen to the full interview here.

Video: Morishima Lecture at the London School of Economics

Video: Morishima Lecture at the London School of Economics

June 27, 2016

Dr. Henrich was invited to speak at the London School of Economics (LSE) as a Morishima Lecturer. LSE's Morishima Lecture Series features social scientists whose work reaches beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries.  Watch Dr. Henrich's lecture on The Secret of Our Success here.

Video: Interview on The Agenda (TVOntario)

Video: Interview on The Agenda (TVOntario)

June 6, 2016

Dr. Henrich discussed The Secret of Our Success and his research with Steve Paikin of TVOntario's program The Agenda. The Agenda, TVO's main current affairs program, explores social, political, cultural and economic issues. Watch the full interview here.

Strategy + Business magazine reviews The Secret of Our Success

Strategy + Business magazine reviews The Secret of Our Success

May 18, 2016

Writing for Strategy + Business magazine, David Hurst reviews Dr. Henrich's latest book, The Secret of Our Success. An award-winning magazine aimed at leaders, Strategy + Business explores issues in management and decision making. Read the review, "Nurturing Nature", here.

Video: Henrich vs. Krasnow Debate

Video: Henrich vs. Krasnow Debate

May 17, 2016

The Mind, Brain, Behavior Graduate Committee invited Dr. Henrich and Dr. Max Krasnow to debate culture, evolution, and the human mind. Dr. Krasnow is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard. To watch the full debate, which was moderated by Dr. Richard Wrangham, follow this link.

Recent paper on vocal signals of dominance featured on Scientific American's 60-Second Science podcast

Recent paper on vocal signals of dominance featured on Scientific American's 60-Second Science podcast

April 22, 2016

Dr. Joey Cheng chats with Christopher Intagliata of Scientific American's "60-Second Science" podcast, discussing her recent paper with Dr. Henrich and colleagues on the vocal signals of dominance. The article, "Listen, follow me: Dynamic vocal signals of dominance predict emergent social rank in humans", is published in the Journal of Read more about Recent paper on vocal signals of dominance featured on Scientific American's 60-Second Science podcast

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