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More fun than fun: is evolutionary medicine coming of age?
02/12/2022 10:17 AM | Click to read full article
Evolutionary medicine has come a long way since the pioneering efforts of three intrepid scholars, the ornithologist Paul Ewald, the psychiatrist Randolph Nesse and the marine biologist George Williams. Today there are thousands of research papers, dozens of monographs and textbooks, journals, clubs, and even a young child-field called evolutionary psychiatry. This progress has been greatly facilitated by Stephen C. Stearns, the Edward P. Bass Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University.