Examples & Theory
This page highlights two of our best examples of neuroanthropology, and also provides a selection of our “statement” pieces that discuss neuroanthropology in more general terms. No popularity contest here – we’re doing the scholarly thing.
One of the best places to start is with The Encultured Brain: Why Neuroanthropology? Why Now?, our 2009 conference statement which provides a comprehensive overview of this emerging field.
Comfort Food and Social Stress
Tightening Your Belt on Your Mind
Craving Money, Chocolate… and Justice
Glucose, Self Control, and Evolution
The Sugar Made Me Do It
Experiments and Effort
Dopamine and Addiction – Part One
Dopamine and Eating
Addiction and Our Faultlines
Balance and Equilibrium
Balance between cultures – equilibrium training
Equilibrium, modularity, and training the brain-body
Mirror neurons and imitative cultural learning