Altruism & Social Selection
What Is Evolutionary Medicine?
Selected video and audio recordings for streaming or downloading
Why we get sad: Evolutionary foundations for psychiatry. Royal College of Psychiatrists, October 4, 2016
Breaking the wall to understanding disease, Falling Walls Conference, Berlin, November 9, 2016
Why genes that cause disease persist USCD CARTA talk October 14, 2016
Medicine Without Evolution is like Engineering Without Physics- Ancestral Health Society, June 1, 2016
Doctor Darwin: Is Evolutionary Medicine the Future of Health
Linnean Society, London, January 22, 2016.
Evolutionary Medicine at 20: Not yet Mature but on the Way Harvard Museum of Natural History, March 29, 2012
Methods for Testing Hypotheses: Why Darwinian Medicine is Difficult -
Lecture at MDIBL 2012 summer course
Darwinian Medicine, Cambridge University Darwin Festival 2009
A short overview of Darwinian medicine and social selection.
Evolutionary Medicine: Envisioning the Opportunities
Keynote at Palo Alto Institute Conference 2012 available on YouTube
Evolution and Medicine (unedited footage from UK TV interview on Evolutionary Medicine with Richard Dawkins)
Evolution and Medicine: How New Applications Advance Research and Practice,
Henry Stewart Talks Series of 40 lectures edited by Randolph Nesse
Demos available, but full access requires purchase of a subscription. Your university can get a free six month trial.
What is Grief Good For?
Audio lecture based on my research on bereavement
Darwinian Medicine at 20: Not yet mature but on the way
. Harvard Museum of Natural History, 2011
The Bizarre Body, Australian Public Radio, 2009
Case Western University's Year of Darwin: The Great Opportunity: New Evolutionary Applications in Medicine
Overview of Evolutionary Applications in Medicine. Sackler Colloquium, National Academy, 2009
The Evolving Body. Podcast at Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Darwinian Medicine: The Pleasures and Perils of New Questions
Lecture at a Symposium:
Darwinian Evolution Across the Disciplines
Realplayer version of talks from a Dartmouth Interdisciplinary Symposium October 29-30, 1999, Dartmouth College.
Evolution: The missing basic science that brings psychiatry coherence and deeper empathy. American Psychiatric Association Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecture 2005, recorded in MP3
. (right click to download)
If evolution is so great, why is depression so common? Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, University of
. QuickTime movie.