professor, Department of Psychology, 308.865.8242
Dr David Barash
University of Washington
Friday, March 23, 2007
1:30 in 142 Copeland Hall.
A Public Lecture
Dr Barash will discuss some ideas – from sociobiology, neurobiology, psychology, even anthropology, theology, politics and literature – that provide a useful way of thinking about violence in people as well as animals.
Dr David Barash is an internationally known expert on evolutionary psychology and author of numerous books on evolution and its applications to human activity. Some of his recent works include:
Madame Bovary’s Ovaries: a Darwinian look at literature (by David P. Barash and Nanelle R. Barash, Delacorte 2005)
The Survival Game: How game theory explains cooperation and competition (by David P. Barash, Henry Holt/Times Books 2003)
Gender Gap: the biology of male-female differences. (by David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton. Transaction Publishers, 2002)
Sponsored by the UNK Chapter of Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society, with generous support from the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Student Life, the College of Natural & Social Sciences, the College of Fine Arts & Humanities, the Dean of Graduate Studies & Research, and Phi Kappa Phi