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Professor Robin Dunbar FBA

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About this Fellow

Evolutionary Psychology, Evolutionary Anthropology

Website: http://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/team/principal-investigators/robin-dunbar

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Evolutionary Psychology, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Advanced Research Fellow, University of Cambridge, 1977 - 1982
  • Lecturer, Professor of Anthropology, University College London, 1987 - 1994
  • Professor of Evolutionary Psychology, University of Liverpool, 1994
  • British Academy Research Professor, University of Liverpool, University of Liverpool, 2004
  • Professor of Evolutionary Psychology, University of Liverpool, University of Liverpool, 1994 - 2004

Publications

Primate social systems 1988

1970

Evolution of social behaviour patterns in primates and man (_PBA_ 88, 1996)

1970

Grooming, gossip and the evolution of language 1995

1970

Human evolutionary psychology 2002

1970

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