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2012 EvoS Summit at New Paltz – 10/26 – Evolution in Higher Education, Collaboration with Robb Wolf, Grant Activities, and More!

EvoS Summit Conference – 10/26/2012 Since David Sloan Wilson implemented the first undergraduate evolutionary studies (EvoS) program at Binghamton University about a decade ago, the notion of Darwin’s Big Idea guiding educational experiences across academic areas has led to significant … Continue reading

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EvoS Summit – Expanding Darwin’s Reach across the Ivory Archipelago

DATE: 10/26 (Friday) TIME: 9:30am – 7:30pm Facebook Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/events/150099508461642/ In recent years, evolution, the most powerful theory in the life sciences, has been applied to academic questions that span across all islands of academia. From anthropology to literary studies … Continue reading

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A Completely New Evolutionary Hypothesis of Depression

Out of all the clinical phenomena in psychology, depression holds the record for the largest number of evolution-based articles in the literature. This is most likely because it’s a very obvious paradox — how can a mood state which is … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Clinical Psych at HBES (The Lost Chapter)!

Well, HBES has been over for more than two months now, but it’s never too late for the fourth and final installment of “Evolutionary Clinical Psychology at HBES” series (part 1 begins here). In this piece, I’ll cover the posters … Continue reading

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The Relationship of Evolutionary Psychopathology to Evolutionary Psychology

In my inaugural post on this blog, called Darwinian Psychiatry, Evolutionary Psychopathology, blah blah blah, I covered the history of evolutionary psychopathology in a way that treated the field as a sub-discipline of evolutionary psychology (EP); EP, in this case, … Continue reading

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The Motivated Ape: Lessons from a 5K in the Outerbanks of North Carolina

The human spirit is amazing. I write from a beach house in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where my brothers (Seth and Adam) and I – and our families – are doing our first annual all-family vacation. In modern … Continue reading

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Introducing PsychTable — The Next Big Thing in Evolutionary Psychology!

One of my favorite websites is Rotten Tomatoes, which aggregates movie reviews from all major (and some minor) print and online sources, to create — for each film — a bottom-line “consensus,” as well as a percentage score of positive … Continue reading

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A Direct Test of Alloparenting and the Grandmother Effect – Thanks for all your Help, Mom!

Why are we different from the Neanderthals? Why do we roam the planet in the billions while our likely intelligent distant cousins permeate only ancient gravesites or the halls of natural history museums? Continue reading

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Evolutionary Clinical Psychology at HBES 2012! (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of the round-up of evolutionary-clinical psychology presentations at the Human Behavior and Evolution Society’s 2012 conference; See Part 1 and Part 2 first, for a full appreciation of the plot and characters! On Sunday morning, the … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Clinical Psychology at HBES 2012! (Part 2)

Sorry it’s taken a long time to get to Part 2! I’m moving to Boston at the end of the month, and preparations for that have kept me well crazy. (Click here to read Part 1). Okay, so Saturday’s talk … Continue reading

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