63. The Ape That Understood The Universe With Steve Stewart-Williams

Join Us For An Interview With Dr. Steve Stewart-Williams And Discover:

  • How Knowledge Of Our “Human Design” Can Help Us To Make Better Choices In Our Everyday Lives
  • How And Why Men And Women Differ In Our Desire For Casual Sex, Our Preferences In Partners, And In Our Preferred Levels Of Parental Investment
  • How Knowing That We Are Not Blank Slates Can Empower Us To Be More Effective In Building Value-Driven Lives

In this episode, Yael takes a dive into evolutionary psychology with professor and author, Dr. Steve Stewart-Williams. Steve’s recent book, The Ape That Understood the Universe: How Mind and Culture Evolveoffers an opportunity to step away from our held understanding of human nature by taking on the alien perspective. Steve’s vast knowledge and wonderful sense of humor will give you new perspectives on emotions and drives, and new ideas to guide values and behaviors.

About Dr. Steve Stewart Williams

Steve is an associate professor of psychology at Nottingham University, Malaysia Campus. His research explores how evolutionary biology can offer insights into the human mind and human behavior and he focuses, in particular, on sex differences and altruism. Steve has written two books, most recentlyThe Ape That Understood the Universe. Go to Steve’s university website or personal website to find out more about his work.

Books by Dr. Steve Stewart-Williams

The Ape That Understood the Universe: How Mind and Culture Evolve

Darwin, God, and the Meaning of Life: How Evolutionary Theory Undermines Everything You Thought You Knew


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Episode 63