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10. Evolution, Emotion, and Reason: Evolution and Rationality

Professor Paul Bloom: We began the course by talking about one of the foundational ideas of modern psychology. This is what Francis Crick described as “The Astonishing Hypothesis,” the idea that our mental life, our consciousness, our morality, our capacity to make decisions and judgments is the product of a material physical brain. What I …


HHMI Educator Tips — Making of a Theory film

I show the Making of a Theory film just before we begin talking about the evidence for evolution in my second year biology course. The film itself is 30 minutes in length and it’s great storytelling about Charles Darwin. Students learn that he was more than just a collector of finches on the Galapagos Islands. …



Why Are There Still Monkeys? – 12 Days of Evolution #10

Why Are There Still Monkeys? – 12 Days of Evolution #10

[MUSIC] [BIRD CHIRP] If humans evolved from monkeys, then why are there still monkeys? There’s many things wrong with this question, like the fact we’re more closely related to apes than monkeys. Okay, so why are there still apes? Asking why there are still apes is like saying, if some Americans and Australians came from …



Artificial Selection – Baba Brinkman – Rap Guide to Evolution Music Videos

Artificial Selection – Baba Brinkman – Rap Guide to Evolution Music Videos

yeah Charles Darwin Hah yeah Artificial selection Hah Yeah Let’s get domestic Artificial selection, it starts with a question How did people ever get cows, chickens and pigs And other animals and plants to act so domestic? We took them from the wild and we bred them, brethren Welcome to the Charles Darwin Bicentennial So, …



What is the Evidence for Evolution?

What is the Evidence for Evolution?

Stated Clearly Presents: What is the evidence for evolution? The theory of Biological Evolution makes two very bold claims about living creatures: First: All living things on earth are related. They evolved from a common ancestor. Second: The evolution of living things is powered by natural processes. Things which can be studied and understood. But …


Has Human Evolution Stopped ?

Has Human Evolution Stopped ?

Curious Droid presents for ways that human evolution could proceed it’s been a hundred and fifty seven years since Charles Darwin published his groundbreaking book the “Origin of Species” in which he proposed the theory of evolution back in 1859. Since then our knowledge of the world and ourselves increased exponentially but what lies ahead …


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