Social science needs evolutionary theory. explains why we need to unite the social and life sciences
“... social scientists struggle to see how our evolutionary history significantly shapes our cognition and behavior today. “Learning” and “culture” do not explain behavior so completely that turning to ideas from evolution is unnecessary.”
. makes a convincing case for social science to become Darwinian: "Evolution has shaped the human body, but it also shaped the human brain, so evolutionary principles are indispensable for understanding our psychology."
From "Human cognition and behavior is the product of the interaction of genetic and cultural evolution. Gene-culture co-evolution has allowed us to adapt to highly diverse ecologies... It has also produced extraordinary cultural diversity"
"If nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution, (...) then nothing in human psychology, behavior, and culture does either. Social scientific research should reflect this fact." Great words by , via
Why Social Science Needs Evolutionary Theory. writes for
A personal tribute to my extraordinary high school biology teacher, Nathan Whittington. Science education is transformative.
Fine essay by on the necessity of a kind of #EvolutionarySociology that is also at the core of #BlueprintBook ()
“If nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution"... then nothing in human psychology, behavior, and culture does either. Social scientific research should reflect this fact.
Why Social Science Needs Evolutionary Theory via
Why Social Science Needs Evolutionary Theory via
Why Social Science Needs Evolutionary Theory via
Why Social Science Needs Evolutionary Theory via