Entries by Clark Barrett

November 9 – What happened to cognitive science? A debate

An online discussion on the question  “What happened to cognitive science?”, hosted by the Italian Association of Cognitive Science, featuring BEC’s Clark Barrett and UCSD’s Rafael Núñez. 7:30-11AM PST on November 9. For more information, see the attached flyer. LLC_AISC_whathappenedtocognitivescience_3bis

Dan Fessler CNN interview on the health benefits of kindness

In January, BEC faculty and Bedari Kindness Institute Director Dan Fessler was interviewed by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on the health benefits of kindness–a message that is as important now as ever: https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2020/01/10/kindness-mental-health-ucla-daniel-fessler.cnn

Interview with Erica Cartmill in Science on playful teasing in apes

An interview in Science magazine with BEC faculty Erica Cartmill on her new research with Johanna Eckert and Sasha Winkler on playful teasing in apes: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/10/playful-teasing-apes-could-provide-clues-evolutionary-roots-early-humor The original article, in Biology Letters, is here: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2020.0370

HBES Roundtable with Brooke Scelza and Clark Barrett: “Beyond WEIRD, a decade later: Population diversity in the evolutionary study of human behavior?”

BEC faculty Brooke Scelza and Clark Barrett will participate in a Roundtable Seminar hosted by the Human Behavior and Evolution Society entitled “Beyond WEIRD, a decade later: Population diversity in the evolutionary study of human behavior?” Participation is limited to registered members of HBES, but a recording will be posted afterwards on the HBES YouTube […]

2021-22 Call for Applications – UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

See below for an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Fellowship at UCLA. If you are interested in applying for a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in affiliation with BEC, please feel free to contact BEC Director Clark Barrett at hclarkbarrett@gmail.com. —– University of California PRESIDENT’S POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM CALL FOR APPLICATIONS THE PROGRAM. The University of California President’s Postdoctoral […]