BBC: Secrets of the Sexes
Are men and women’s brains wired differently?
BBC: The Human Face – Beauty
The third part of the four part BBC series examines whether human physic is a matter of personal taste, looking at standards of beauty that are shared worldwide: a pretty face suggests fertility, while ugliness suggests poor health. Big eyes, smooth skin and symmetrical features are valued, and can lead to a better job, more money, and better sex.
Fora.tv, Antonio Damasio: This Time With Feeling
Antonio Damasio, noted researcher and professor of neuroscience at USC, talks with The New York Times’ David Brooks about emotions and the science of being human. He describes the difference between emotions and feelings, and explains why emotions are one of humanity’s most important survival mechanisms.
Dr Robert Sapolsky on Human Polygamy
A very very descriptive piece of Robert Sapolsky’s course on Human Sexual Behavior in Stanford University.
Authors@Google: Daniel Goleman
Daniel Goleman discusses his books “Emotional Intelligence” and “Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships” as a part of the Authors@Google series. This event took place on August 3, 2007 at Google headquarters in Mountain View, CA.