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Student applications welcome
Our research is broad ranging, both in terms of the questions we ask and the methods we use. Anyone interested in the evolution of human cognition, behavior or culture is welcome to apply.
Students can join with ongoing projects, but are encouraged to develop their own research programs. Current topics of ongoing research include
How language affects cultural transmission
The causes and consequences of prestige
Childhood psychological adaptations for cultural learning
The importance of non-genetic inheritance
Bayesian models of cultural learning
Domain general versus domain specific intelligence
Cumulative cultural change
Applicants are encouraged to reach out via email in addition to completing the University application procedure.
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