Category Archives: Glenn Geher
So in spite of how ridiculous Kramer appeared when he famously beat out the karate competition consisting of a bunch of 7-year olds (Seinfeld allusion – you had to be there …), I’ve joined my daughter Megan (11) and son … Continue reading
Turf Wars in Academia (or the Feasibility of Being a Social Psychologist and an Evolutionary Psychologist at the Same Time!)
Turf Wars in Academia (or the Feasibility of Being a Social Psychologist and an Evolutionary Psychologist at the Same Time!) ON ACADEMIC TURF WARS AND EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY Turf wars in academia? To any academic, this is like asking if there … Continue reading
I end with a phrase that doesn’t seep into the evolutionist lexicon very frequently: God Bless you Maureen O’Sullivan. Continue reading
Hear that robin singing in the morning? Smell the white blossoms on the natural rose bushes near the woods? See the turkey vultures soaring high – in communicative harmony with one another? Note this: The same forces accounting for these examples account for everything you see when you look in a mirror. Your are part of this magnificent natural world. This insight is, for my money, what makes Darwinism a truly spiritual approach to the world.
Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and the Importance of Adaptation Implementation in Evolutionary Psychology
Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and the Importance of Adaptation Implementation in Evolutionary Psychology I’m not going to lie. If you follow my work at all, hopefully this isn’t a surprise – I try to stay honest – it’s a way … Continue reading
Glenn Geher’s Final “President’s Welcome Letter” for the Meetings of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society (NEEPS)
NOTE: This posting is the President’s Welcome for the 2010 meeting of NEEPS. Welcome Back to New Paltz – NEEPS 2010! Good news – we’re back! Four years ago, NEEPS was born at SUNY New Paltz. This fledgling society started … Continue reading
For Homo Sapiens like you and me, family extends beyond kin lines. In fact, while our tendency to create psychological ingroups sometimes has adverse consequences (no doubt), the extraordinary success of our kind owes a great debt to our tendency … Continue reading
Diversity of the majors of students interested in EvoS strikes me as a great marker of interdisciplinarity. Continue reading
As an evolutionist, I’m woefully beyond help. I can’t help but see everything in my world in terms of evolutionary principles. Continue reading
Kramare and Treichler (1996): “Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.”
Geher (2009): “Evolutionary psychology is the radical notion that human behavior is part of the natural world.”
There is no reason on earth to believe that these two “radical” notions are irreconcilable.