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Violence Has Declined

Violence has been in decline for long stretches of time, and we may be living in the most peaceful era in our species existence. Steven Pinker explains the trends by showing how changing historical circumstances have engaged different components of human nature.

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Script to Screen: Nebraska

The film “Nebraska“ received 6 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. The Carsey Wolf Center at UCSB welcomes Bob Nelson who landed the Academy Award nomination for his first screenplay.

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A Conversation with Noam Chomsky

Jan Nederveen Pieterse in conversation with Noam Chomsky, linguist, philosopher and political commentator. Chomsky is Emeritus professor of linguistics at MIT. Jan Nederveen Pieterse is professor of Global Studies and Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Health & Medicine

Common Traumatic Knee Injuries: “Oh, My Aching Knee”

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CARTA: Birth to Grandmotherhood: Childrearing in Human Evolution – Birth and the Newborn Infant, Infant State in Apes and Humans, and Born Human: How the Utterly Dependent Survive

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Public Affairs

Retaining Government Power to Make Economic Policy for Internet Access: The Role of the First Amendment with Susan Crawford

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New Online Videos and Podcasts

12 Years A Slave – Script to Screen

Engineering as a Force for the Public Good with Al Pisano — The Good Life

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