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Faces of ESLR: Andrea Gradassi

I am a PhD student in Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. I have always been interested in what makes human groups work (or not). Why do we at times cooperate and others are at war? Are the historical circumstances […]

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Faces of ESLR: Robin Schimmelpfennig

Hi, I am Robin. I am a PhD student at the University of Lausanne with Charles Efferson. In my research, I try to better understand the possible application of cultural evolution in public policy and organization. So how did I […]

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Faces of ESLR: Taylor Hersh

I have been captivated by animals for as long as I can remember. Growing up, I desperately wished I could talk with them, and was obsessed with movies (Dr. Doolittle, Tarzan), shows (The Wild Thornberrys, Scooby-Doo), and books (The Chronicles […]

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Cultural Shock

Working in a second language is already a huge challenge – but how do you navigate the apparently obscure cultural references your new colleagues are making?

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Faces of ESLR: Elena Zwirner

As a child, I was often teased by my brother for my attempts at scientific theorizing. I particularly remember one time when I was looking at ants tandem-running and I said to myself “they’re probably on their way to school” […]

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Faces of ESLR: Willem E. Church

I am an interdisciplinary researcher working at the intersections of social and evolutionary anthropology. My research focuses, broadly, on intra and inter-group cooperation and conflict, particularly when such interactions occur across nominal group boundaries or result in new groups. I […]

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Faces of ESLR: Ana da Silva Pinho

My background is in education, human development, and developmental psychopathology (University of Porto and Amsterdam). I am currently a PhD candidate in the Connected Minds Lab and at the developmental psychology department, University of Amsterdam (UvA). My PhD research broadly […]

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Faces of ESLR: Sven Kasser

Sven is an interdisciplinary social scientist currently enrolled in the MSc in Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Before coming to Oxford, he graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in Psychology & Economics. His […]