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The Human Behavior and Origins Lab

Our research group studies the evolutionary and cultural origins of human behavior. We study a broad range of topics related to social behavior in the laboratory and in the field, using economic games, physiological measurements, ethnographic interviews, and surveys.


News & Updates


New Paper in Current Biology

September 20, 2018

Lab members Kristopher Smith, Ibrahim Mabulla, and Dr. Coren Apicella have a new paper on Hadza cooperation in Current Biology. Check out this video explaining their results. 

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