Sarah Blaffer Hrdy on Father Time

On Humans | 8 May 2024 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Sarah Blaffer Hrdy about her book Father Time: A Natural History of Men and Babies. Discusses myths about parenting, attachment, and human nature; the limitations of comparing humans to chimpanzees; “allomothers”; the tragedy of infanticide; and the remarkable social changes in fatherhood and the neuroscience that has enabled it.

See also the The Life Scientific episode on Hrdy’s life and work.

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