David Sloan Wilson

David Sloan Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University. He applies evolutionary theory to all aspects of humanity in addition to the rest of life, both in his own research and as director of EvoS, a unique campus-wide evolutionary studies program that recently received NSF funding to expand into a nationwide consortium. His books include Darwin’s Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society, Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin’s Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives, and The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time and Does Altruism Exist? Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others. .

Recent Posts

April 3, 2020 in Culture, PROSOCIAL

To Adapt to Your Current Challenges, Try this Speed Version of Prosocial

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the challenges that the global pandemic has thrust upon you? A positive change method called Prosocial can help you in the space of an hour.
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February 27, 2020 in Business, Culture, Economy, Politics

The Cultural Evolution of Social Pathologies: Introduction to a Series of Essays by Anthony Biglan

The fact that evolutionary selection pressures so often result in social pathologies might be hard to accept, but once faced squarely it can lead to an optimistic point of view.
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February 13, 2020 in Opportunities, PROSOCIAL

Evolving a Sustainable Future in the United Kingdom

Prosocial is inherently about equity and co-production starting at the scale of small groups and then applying the same principles at multiple levels.
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