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

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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February 11, 2016 in Darwin Day 2016, Politics

What Donald Trump & Company Need to Know About Evolution

Why should anyone care about evolution literacy when so many other issues clamor for our attention, such as the economy, inequality, climate change, terrorism, and the refugee crisis? The answer…
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