Michael Price

Michael E. Price is Senior Lecturer in Psychology, and co-Director of the Centre for Culture and Evolutionary Psychology, at Brunel University London. He has a BA from Duke University and a PhD from the UC Santa Barbara Center for Evolutionary Psychology, and he has conducted studies among both Westerners and indigenous Amazonians. His research focuses mainly on the evolutionary origins of moral beliefs, especially those related to cooperation, punishment, egalitarianism, leadership, and sexual behavior.


Recent Posts

November 28, 2017 in Interview

Why Physics Needs Darwin: An Interview with John Campbell

Darwinian theories have been proposed to explain the evolution of complexity not just in genetics and biology but also in cosmology and quantum physics.
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February 21, 2017 in Biology, Philosophy

Why Humanist Values Will Prevail: A Cultural Evolutionary View

Our geopolitical world seems increasingly unstable, and some see this instability as a threat to Humanist values. But do not fear.
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October 17, 2016 in Uncategorised

Could Cosmological Natural Selection Assign a Function to Life?

Universes might evolve to be ‘selfish’—that is, as if they were interested in propagating their own kind—just as biological organisms act as if they were interested in spreading their own…
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