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Richard Prum

Town Hall Seattle Science Series - June 25, 2018 05:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 12 ratings
Deep in tropical jungles around the world are birds with a dizzying array of appearances and mating displays: Club-winged Manakins who sing with their wings, Great Argus Pheasants who dazzle prospective mates with a four-foot-wide cone of feathers covered in golden 3D spheres, Red-capped Manakin...

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349: Is Evolutionary Psychology Wrong About Beauty? With Richard Prum

The Tai Lopez Show - October 18, 2017 09:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 6.5K ratings
The evolutionary view of beauty has traditionally been that humans evolved a sense of what was beautiful based on practically. We’re often taught that things like the waist to hip ratio are a long-ingrained sign of fertility to men, which is why we find them attractive.Learn more about your ad ch...

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Episode 159 - Richard Prum

Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria - May 22, 2017 22:44 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 923 ratings
Cara is joined in studio by Dr. Richard Prum, Yale ornithologist and author of the new book, "The Evolution of Beauty." They discuss the idea that sexual selection, as well as natural selection, drives evolution, and how this feminist choice gives autonomy back to the female of the species.