Denyse O'Leary is the News blogger for Uncommon Descent
Darwinism Mind Neuroscience

Atheist doctor: “Darwinitis” and “neuromania” are dangerous, rather than merely irritating

In “‘Man is more than an overdeveloped monkey’: Raymond Tallis explains why he has declared a war of words on the trendy ideas that underpin ‘neuromania’ and ‘Darwinitis’” ( Spiked, Tim Black writes, There is a chill to Tallis’s lament. Whether in the form of neuromania or its close relative Darwinitis, we stand reduced, degraded. Read More…

Human evolution

Human evolution: The green, dark forests are too silent to be real

From ScienceDaily (August 3, 2011) we learn: “Six Million Years of Savanna: Grasslands, Wooded Grasslands Accompanied Human Evolution”: Scientists have spent a century debating the significance of savanna landscape in human evolution, including the development of upright walking, increased brain size and tool use. Why? Part of the problem has been a fuzzy definition of Read More…