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Marc Hauser

professor, psychology, Harvard

Marc Hauser is professor of psychology, organismic and evolutionary biology and biological anthropology at Harvard University. He is also co-director of the Mind, Brain and Behavior Program, a fellow at the Center for Ethics and director of the Cognitive Evolution Lab. His research focuses on the evolutionary and developmental foundations of the human mind, with the specific goal of understanding which mental capacities are shared with other nonhuman primates and which are uniquely human. Among his publications are *Moral Minds: How nature designed a universal sense of right and wrong* (2006, Harper Collins, New York and Time Warner, London) and the forthcoming *Evilicious: explaining our evolved taste for being bad* (Viking/Penguin-USA; Random House-UK).