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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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