What makes us human? Join world renowned neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky for an evening exploring one of the most fundamental questions about our existence.
Being Human mixes short talks from great minds with fun hands-on experiments, drinks, conversation, and storytelling. Each month we’ll investigate different aspects of our evolution, our behavior, and the human experience. This month, Stanford biologist and neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky offers a fascinating and funny look at human evolution and behavior.
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Robert Sapolsky is a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, a professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University, and a research associate with the Institute of Primate Research at the National Museum of Kenya. He has divided his time between the laboratory and fieldwork with wild baboons in Africa. Besides being an accomplished researcher, Dr. Sapolsky is a humorous and gifted storyteller and the author of several books, including Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers and A Primate’s Memoir.