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Moth tongues, orchids and Darwin – the predictive power of evolution

Moth tongues, orchids and Darwin – the predictive power of evolution | cognitive event | Scoop.it
It took nearly 150 years to prove that a suggestion by Charles Darwin in 1862 was correct writes Dr Dave Hone

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Where nature and nurture clash: Pioneering a new theory of language

Where nature and nurture clash: Pioneering a new theory of language | cognitive event | Scoop.it
BY DANIEL L. EVERETT



In the wake of Newtown, Americans must be asking themselves: Is there something inherently violent about us? Are we doomed by our nature or our culture to endure ongoing, r
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confronting "biology made me do it" world view:



We certainly are all cut from the same biological mode. But nature made us flexible not rigid. That is why the bold idea of Chomsky and the evolutionary psychologists simply cannot explain what we know about human diversity. 

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FastTFriend's comment, June 17, 2013 9:27 AM
Human reasoning is the core of human flexibility. And it is this flexibility, not hard-wiring, that is the truly distinctive advantage and characteristic of human beings.
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The Biology and Psychology of Ethical Behavior

Is morality culturally determined and relative, an evolved social contract that is absolute, or something else? In this session, we examine the biology of carin
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Being Human, a daylong exploration of human nature in the light of cutting edge science, philosophy, and evolution. (more vids. available).

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