Dr. Ian Tattersall challenges the role of natural selection in the development of the human symbolic mind. Hear about the recent innovations in the fields of biology and culture that have led him to his conclusions and learn how this impacts the future of human evolution.
Dr. Ian Tattersall is the Curator of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History. He has authored 14 books and 200 scientific publications, which cover the fields of paleoanthropology, primatology, evolutionary biology, and evolutionary theory.
Recorded Saturday, September 20, 2008 at The Field Museum.