Culture as Human Super Power in Evolution feat. Lesley Newson and Peter Richerson

unSILOed with Greg LaBlanc | 6 February 2024 | 1h 10m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Lesley Newson and Peter Richerson about their book A Story of Us: A New Look at Human Evolution. Discusses evolution and human culture, with particular attention to women and children; how the use of tools and the stacking of technologies set humans apart from other animals; the transitions our primate ancestors had to make to evolve; and how modern cultural roles affect and inform and explain current human birthrates.

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