Robert Sapolsky: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Stanford Professor Robert Sapolsky gives a talk as part of the Science and Society Initiative: A joint project with the Laboratory for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology at Stanford University Medical School and the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies. Learn more:

Dr. Sapolsky spoke at Stanford on October 24, 2017. He is the author of several works of nonfiction, including “A Primate’s Memoir,” “The Trouble with Testosterone,” “Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers,” and his most recent book “Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst.” He is a professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University and the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius award. He teaches one of the most popular classes at Stanford.

Watch a follow up interview to this talk with Dr. Josef Parvizi (Stanford Medical School) and Dr. Abbas Milani (Stanford Iranian Studies):