UCSB’s Hongbo Yu (psychology) and Ya Zuo (history) have organized a symposium called “Emotions in History: Boundary-Crossing Adventures.” It will be held online August 10-11, 2023. The animating idea is that theories of emotion in each field–psychology and history–can be … Continue reading
Leda Cosmides was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2023. More details here and here.
Michelle Scalise Sugiyama (University of Oregon) is a CEP alum who earned her doctorate in literature. Recently she has created Talking Stories: An Encyclopedia of Traditional Ecological Knowledge, and made it available to all who are interested in evolutionary psychology … Continue reading
HBES gave its inaugural Don Symons Adaptationism Award at the 2023 Palm Springs conference. The award is bestowed for the best paper exemplifying the adaptationist program written or published in the last three years. Although many excellent papers were nominated, … Continue reading
Dan Conroy-Beam was honored with one the first ever Rising Star Awards at the 2023 meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society in Palm Springs, California. The HBES Rising Star Award is presented to outstanding HBES members in the … Continue reading
The Don Symons Adaptationism Award was created by the Human Behavior and Evolution Society in honor of UCSB Professor Emeritus, Don Symons. Professor Symons was a founder of the field of evolutionary psychology, starting with his breakout book in 1979, … Continue reading
The Human Behavior & Evolution Society will be meeting in Palm Springs, California from May 31 to June 3, 2023.
During this unique event that took place on May 8th at CEP (Centro de Estudios Públicos de Chile), attendees had the opportunity to witness an engaging dialogue between Isabel Behncke and Leda Cosmides. While some participants enjoyed the experience in … Continue reading
Tooby and Cosmides received the 2020 Jean-Nicod Prize, “awarded annually to a leading philosopher of mind or philosophically-oriented cognitive scientist” For details and the lectures visit here.
Dan Conroy-Beam receives 2022-2023 Harold J. Plous Award for most outstanding young professor. See https://www.news.ucsb.edu/2022/020694/outstanding-performance