July 9, 2012
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Robert Sapolsky is Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Standford University. He held a course in human behavioral ecology at Stanford back in 2010. It consists of two parts. The first part serves as an introduction to various partial explanations for human behavior and the second part puts it all together.
Topics covered include evolution, molecular genetics, behavioral genetics, endocrinology, neuroscience, human sexual behavior, aggression, reductionism and emergence, language, schizophrenia and individual differences. It was designed not to require any background knowledge. Read more of this post