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Evolution of Human Cognition


Title : Evolution of Human Cognition
Speaker : Prof. L S Shashidhara, IISER Pune
Date : 19/01/2018, 05:30 PM (Friday), Seminar Hall, First Floor.


It is unequivocal that similar to other organs/tissues, our brain too is a product of evolution. Likewise, similar to our morphological features, our behavioral manifestation too is a result of natural selection to ensure better survival strategies in fast changing environment. This talk would demonstrate similarities between human and other animals, as distantly related as insects, in higher order cognitive functions.