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Richard Wrangham

Primatologist, Harvard
Richard Wrangham is a professor of biology and anthropology at Harvard University who studies chimpanzees, and their behavior, in Uganda. His main interest is in the question of human evolution from a behavioral perspective. He is the author, with Dale Peterson, of "Demonic Males: Apes, and the Origins Of Human Violence," and "Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human."

Why We Kill

There is evidence that humans are predisposed to behave violently in certain contexts. But the more we’re aware of it, the more we can do about it.
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