SoS 41- Evolution, Education, and Sex Differences with David Geary

This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. David Geary, Curator’s Professor of Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Geary is a cognitive and developmental evolutionary psychologist with interests in mathematical cognition and learning as well as the biological bases of sex differences.

Dr. Geary discusses his path to these research topics, the applications and broader impacts of his research, as well as contention within the field regarding the bases of sex differences. To learn more about Dr. Geary, check out his webpage with the University of Missouri-Columbia at and a video interview on his latest research:

The Sausage of Science is produced by Cara Ocobock and Chris Lynn, with assistance from Junior Service Fellow Caroline Owens for the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association. The song in the soundbed is “Always Lyin’” by the Morning Shakes.
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