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.
Brian Gallagher, writing for the "Facts So Romantic" blog at Nautilus Magazine, explores Dr. Henrich's arguments about the role of faith in human evolution. Nautilus is a science magazine that examines a single theme every month, through the lens of science, philosophy, and culture. Read Gallagher's article here: "The Secret of Our Evolutionary Success Is Faith".
Listen to Dr. Henrich's interview with Canadian science journalist Bob McDonald of Quirks & Quarks. An internationally lauded radio science program, Quirks & Quarks presents listeners with the latest discoveries in science, technology, medicine, and the environment. Listen here.
Dr. Michael Muthukrishna of the London School of Economics discusses his recent paper with Dr. Henrich, "Innovation in the Collective Brain", published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. To be an innovator, he says, "it's better to be social rather than smart". To learn more, watch the video ...
Join Dr. Henrich for a lecture on The Secret of Our Success and book signing at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, on Wednesday, February 24th at 6:00 pm. For more information, visit the Museum of Natural History website.