The Evolution of the Human Family
Laura Fortunato, 2011 Omidyar Fellow, Santa Fe Institute
Colloquium, SAR Boardroom
Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 12:00–1:00 pm, Free
Human family organization is incredibly varied, across both time and space, compared to the social systems of other species. This talk presents recent advances in the application of evolutionary thinking to the study of the human family, focusing on the evolution of marriage and inheritance strategies.