LIFE Seminar: Winter 2017/18

Evolutionary Approaches to Human Development

Organizer: Annie Wertz, MPIB
Instructors: Annie Wertz & guests

The evolutionary social sciences: Theoretical foundations
Annie Wertz, MPIB
November 2

The evolutionary social sciences: Putting theory into practice
Annie Wertz, MPIB
November 9

Cognitive adaptations for coalitional dynamics, and their byproducts
David Pietraszewski, MPIB
November 16

Investigating social decisions as signal detection tasks: The case of forgiveness
Jolene Tan, MPIB
November 23

Variability of human behaviour and its ontogenetic origins
Patricia Kanngießer, FU
November 23

Culture: The great evolutionary accident
Thom Scott-Phillips, Central European University, Budapest
December 7

Studying social cognition in young children and great apes
Robert Hepach, Universität Leipzig
December 14

The implications of being slow: what orangutan feeding skill acquisition can teach us about the link between skill development, life history and cognitive evolution
Caroline Schuppli, University of Zurich
January 11, 2018

Culture and the evolution of human life history
Richard McElreath, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology
January 18, 2018

The evolution of social learning and its economic consequences
Peter Hammerstein
February 8, 2018

Feedback Session
February 14, 2018, 10:00 - 12:00 h

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