The Evolution of Mind: My Talk Online

A couple weeks ago I spoke at Downstate Medical Center in New York about some of my articles in the New York Times that revolve around how the mind evolved. We can learn from bacteria, fruit flies, hyenas, and our own kids. You can now see the whole lecture with surprisingly clear slides on Click on the screen below, or go to the page on Warning: the sound drops out briefly around 13:00.


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Nice talk. I've also really being enjoying your interviews on bloggingheads, and hope to see more of them crop up in their rotation.

posted at 4:00 am?

Carl, get some sleep.