David R. Samson, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. He studies health and cognition in both human and non-human primates. The author of Our Tribal Future, David is also leading an effort to validate a survey instrument for measuring mental immunity, the ability to spot and ward off misinformation.
At the core of human adaptation is the solution to the riddle of how a human mind, which was crafted to work with people we know, evolved the instinct to work with people we don’t. But there was a cost, and the result was a seemingly intractable paradox embedded in humanity’s moral compass.
Free seminar and Q&A sponsored by the ProSocial Commons