FORA.tv Speaker - Robin Dunbar

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Biography

Robin Ian MacDonald Dunbar is a British anthropologist and evolutionary biologist, specializing in primate behavior. He is best known for formulating Dunbar's number, roughly 150, a measurement of the "cognitive limit to the number of individuals with whom any one person can maintain stable relationships".

Professor Dunbar is a director of the British Academy Centenary Research Project (BACRP) "From Lucy to Language: The Archaeology of the Social Brain" and is involved in the planned BACRP "Identifying the Universal Religious Repertoire".

2 Programs

RSA Events: What Should Everyone Know?

03.22.10 | 00:08:33 min | 2 comments

Robin Dunbar: How Many Friends Does One Person Need?

02.18.10 | 00:19:03 min | 7 comments