Ubadah Sabbagh is a neuroscience doctoral student in the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health program at Virginia Tech. Informed by his background in evolutionary biology, his research now focuses on studying synaptic development and refinement in the brain. He is passionate about science communication and outreach, and using science to address issues surrounding social justice, education inequality, and scientific literacy. His musings can be found on Twitter at @Neubadah and his writing in the Huffington Post.
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Grandmother Fish is a child’s first book of evolution. The book engages a young child’s imagination with sounds and motions that imitate animals, especially our direct ancestors. It’s our story of where we came from, told so simply that a preschooler can follow it.
From an evolutionary viewpoint, Wilson argues, altruism is inextricably linked to the functional organization of groups. “Groups that work” undeniably exist in nature and human society, although special conditions are required for their evolution.