Human Cultural Evolution
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1541 , Segment 2
Episode: How to Solve Unsolvable Problems, Human Cultural Evolution
- Jun 28, 2018 1:00 pm
- 32:11 mins
Joseph Henrich, Ph.D., is the Canada Research Chair in Culture, Cognition and Coevolution at the University of British Columbia, where he teaches both Economics and Psychology. He is also Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology, at Harvard. His new book is "The Secret of Our Success: How Culture Is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter". Professor Joe Henrich argues it’s not our brains that saved us, but our culture.