Professor Robin Dunbar FBA

Evolutionary Psychology, Evolutionary Anthropology

Elected 1998

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected
1998

10-Minute Talks: The nature of friendship

Professor Robin Dunbar FBA

Professor Robin Dunbar FBA discusses what friendship is and why it is important for our psychological and physical health.

Current post

Professor of Evolutionary Psychology, University of Oxford

Past appointments

University of Liverpool British Academy Research Professor, University of Liverpool

2004 -

University of Liverpool Professor of Evolutionary Psychology

1994 -

University of Liverpool Professor of Evolutionary Psychology, University of Liverpool

1994 - 2004

University College London Lecturer, Professor of Anthropology

1987 - 1994

University of Cambridge Advanced Research Fellow

1977 - 1982

Publications

Primate social systems 1988

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

Grooming, gossip and the evolution of language 1995

Human evolutionary psychology 2002

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