At the Evolution Institute we use evolutionary science to solve real world problems. In an effort to continue to improve the global quality of life, we’ve given a platform to some of the most progressive minds in evolutionary science and allowed them to examine pressing issues and topics. All of our webinars are free and open to the public. 

Survival of the Friendliest Webinar with Brian Hare & Vanessa Woods

Join authors Brian Hare & Vanessa Woods as they will discuss their book, Survival of the Friendliest: Understanding Our Origins and Rediscovering Our Common Humanity.

Unspeakable, Forbidden, Taboo: Teaching Evolution in the South with Dr. Amanda Glaze

Join Dr. Glaze as she discusses her research on teaching and learning evolution in the South and hear the insightful stories she has collected along the way. Download Slides [here]

Learning from Evolution About Childhood & Education: A Conversation With Peter Gray

Dr. Peter Gray, discusses evolutionary perspectives on childhood development and education. Follow up questions are available [here]

This View of History Webinar: A Conversation With Peter Turchin

This webinar features evolutionary anthropologist and author Peter Turchin discussing his new book “Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth”. Download Slides [here]

This View of Leadership: A Conversation with Mark van Vugt

Mark van Vugt, author of “Naturally Selected: The Evolutionary Science of Leadership” is joined by Max Beilby, author of the Darwinian Business blog, and David Sloan Wilson, President of the Evolution Institute. Download Slides [here]

The Good Behavior Game & Challenges of Spreading Best Practices

Dennis Embry of Paxis Institute discusses the Good Behavior Game, its benefits, and its implications on education policy. Learn how GBG illustrates important evolutionary principles and the challenges of spreading best practices. Download slides [here].

What does Evolutionary Science tell us about how to engage young minds?

Join Dr. Gabrielle Principe as she discusses how we can educate young children through the lens of human evolution and how this framework can provide keen insights into the instructional approaches, curricular materials, and educational contexts that best fit children’s natural dispositions and tendencies.

Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy Webinar

A lively overview of the recently published book by the same title, by acclaimed author Mel Konner in discussion with Mayree Clark, a successful financial leader and veteran of Wall Street. Follow up questions are available [here]