DoSEp013: Bees, Aliens and the Evolution of Intelligence

This week I speak with Dr. Anna Dornhaus about ants, bees and the evolution of intelligence and what that might mean for our search for extraterrestrial life.

No Twitch Stream this week, until I get the system in place for archiving.

Episode 13

Bees, Aliens and the Evolution of Intelligence

Recorded: April 5th 2018
Released: April 9th 2018
Host: Chris Birkinbine
Guest: Dr. Anna Dornhaus

Links from the show

Follow Dr. Dornhaus’s work: socialinsectlab.arizona.edu
About Steven Gould: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Jay_Gould
Geoffrey Miller Ted Talk, Evolution & Conspicuous Consumption https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRYh7sNGR_g
About Ernst Mayr: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernst_Mayr
Dan Gilbert Ted Talk, Why we Make Bad Decisions: https://www.ted.com/talks/dan_gilbert_researches_happiness
About Dan Ariely and Ted Talks: https://www.ted.com/speakers/dan_ariely

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Music Credit: State of the Art, by Brad Sucks www.bradsucks.net

 

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