Gillian Ragsdale Ph.D.

Gillian Ragsdale

Gillian Ragsdale, Ph.D. developed an interest in anthropology while working in educational publishing for the Middle East and Africa. Combining this with a long-standing interest in evolutionary biology and philosophy, led to a Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology at Cambridge. Her main area of interest is the evolution of the mind and behavior—especially in the contexts of empathy, social behavior, family relationships and kinship.

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Empathy

The good, the bad, and the ugly
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Kith and Kin

How nature and nurture shape relationships
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