Flying to the sun and culture-driven evolution Futureproof podcast, 25 August 2018
This week, Futureproof podcast presenter, Jonathan McCrea, looks at NASA’s new mission to the sun with Ethan Siegel and explores how our culture shaped human evolution with Kevin Laland.
Extending evolution: An Interview with Prof Sonia Sultan Naturally Speaking podcast, 5 April 2018
Sonia Sultan talks to Naturally Speaking about her research on phenotypic plasticity and transgenerational effect in plants, and shares her thoughts on the extended evolutionary synthesis. Podcast from the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine at the University of Glasgow.
listen to the podcast here Culture and the mind: A new theory of human intelligence Science Weekly podcast from The Guardian, 7 February 2018
How does cultural transmission in humans differ from that found in other animals? What does this tell us about general intelligence? And, fundamentally, how important is culture to our own evolutionary history? Nicola Davis discusses these questions with Kevin Laland (University of St Andrews) and Diana Reiss (Hunter College, New York).
https://flex.acast.com/audio.guim.co.uk/2018/02/07-58748-gnl.sci.180207.ms.culture_and_the_mind_a_new_theory_of_human_intelligence.mp3 Talk Nerdy Podcast: Agustin Fuentes
Cara Santa Maria is joined by Dr Agustin Fuentes, author of
. They discuss the similarities we share with non-human animals, as well as what makes us special, including the great responsibility we hold as shepherds of planet Earth. The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional Talk Nerdy Podcast, 4 September 2017.
New trends in evolutionary biology: biological, philosophical and social science perspectives
Royal Society discussion meeting organized in partnership with the British Academy
7-9 November 2016, London, UK
Recordings are presented in the order of the
. meeting program
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8 November 2016
9 November 2016
Evolution and the metaphor of agency Samir Okasha, University of Bristol
Developmental niche construction Karola Stotz, Macquarie University
Human nature, human culture: the case of cultural evolution Tim Lewens, University of Cambridge
Human niche, human behaviour, human nature Agustín Fuentes, University of Notre Dame
A second inheritance system: the extension of biology through culture Andrew Whiten, University of St Andrews
Human evolution, niche construction and plasticity Susan Antón, New York University
Domestication: a model system for evolutionary biology Melinda Zeder, Smithsonian Institution
Is it time for an update to evolutionary theory? Science Weekly podcast from The Guardian, 8 March 2017
Nicola Davis interviews Professor Massimo Pigliucci, Dr Richard Watson and Professor Joan Strassmann on the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis.