Part 3 of the Moral Animal by Robert Wright. How did friends and social circles develop? Can evolutionary psych provide a plausible explanation for inner city crime? Also, an intro to game theory, non-zero sums and a technological twist on urban anonymity.
Part 2 of the Moral Animal by Robert Wright. What does Evolutionary Psychology have to say about marriage? Are men responsible for failed marriages? What is Kin Selection? More Parental Investment!
Part One of our discussion of the Moral Animal by Robert Wright, an introduction to Evolutionary Psychology written in 1994. This episode covers: what age is the worst to lose a child? Why do men lead women on? And why are more ‘active’ men celebrated as studs while women are castigated as sluts?
The second part of our discussion on the book Everybody Lies. This episode covers Freudian Slips in the digital age, what pop-tarts people want during natural disasters, and why it’s so god-damn hard to take a decent picture these days.
Our first episode (woot!) is the first part of our discussion on Everybody Lies, a 2017 book that covers what data science is, and a million different examples of how “big data” can be used to uncover some of humanities hidden truths (like what kind of porn your watching).