Nature of Human Nature, The
- 1995 ----- color ----- 57 min ----- vhs
(Human Quest series)
Introduces what series host Roger Bingham calls "the second Darwinian Revolution"--our new understanding of the evolutionary history of the human brain which is, like the body, a product of natural selection. Our minds can be thought of as a kind of patchwork quilt of successful solutions to the challenges faced by our ancestors over millions of years. Many scientists think that, because of this shared evolutionary history, we are all inheritors of the same legacy: a universal human nature, which explains why people from different cultures have so much in common.
- Topics: (Anthropology, Biology, Genetics, Physiology, Psychology: Bio-Behavioral)