Re: [evol-psych] NYTimes.com: Let's Shake Up the Social Sciences
- If we simply accepted the fact that there are animal models for the spread of germs and ideas, adaptive evolution could be viewed in the context of ecological, social, neurogenic, and socio-cognitive niche construction. What are social scientists waiting on? Life is best viewed from the perspective of common molecular mechanisms, not theories and "Just-So" stories.James V. Kohl
Medical laboratory scientist (ASCP)
Independent researcherKohl, J.V. (2013) Nutrient-dependent/pheromone-controlled adaptive evolution: a model. Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology, 3: 20553.Kohl, J.V. (2012) Human pheromones and food odors: epigenetic influences on the socioaffective nature of evolved behaviors. Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology, 2: 17338.
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By NICHOLAS A. CHRISTAKISIt is time to create new social science departments that reflect the breadth and complexity of the problems we face as well as the novelty of 21st-century science.
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