Social Science

Iain McGilchrist and Michael Gazzaniga : The Divided Brain







References
[1] I. McGilchrist, The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. Yale University Press, 2010, p. 608.
[2] M. S. Gazzaniga, Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain. Ecco, 2011.
[3] Iain McGilchrist's webpage
[4] Edge's page of Michael Gazzaniga
[5] V. S. Ramachandran, The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for What Makes Us Human. W. W. Norton & Company, 2011, p. 357.




Learning from Bacteria about Social Networks



References
[1] Wikipedia's page of Eshel Ben-Jacob

History and Effects of the Civilization













References
[1] A History of Violence and Edge Master Class 2011 by Steven Pinker
[2] Edge.org
[3] S. Pinker, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. Viking Adult, 2011, p. 832.
[4] Steven Pinker Profile
[1] N. Ferguson, Civilization: The West and the Rest. Penguin Press HC, The, 2011, p. 432.




Why Cities Keep Growing, Corporations and People Always Die, and Life Gets Faster by Geoffrey West




References
[1] Edge Page about the talk of Geoffrey West
[2] Web page's of Geoffrey West

Malcolm Gladwell - Pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce



References


[1] Malcolm Gladwell home page
[2] Malcolm Gladwell, Blink: The Power Of Thinking Without Thinking, Back Bay Books, 2007.

Clay Shirky - Institutions vs. collaboration

Frank Schirrmacher - The age of the informavore


References


[1] edge.org

The new science of morality

JONATHAN HAIDT TALK:



JOSHUA D. GREENE TALK:


References


[1] Edge.org
[2] J. Henrich, S.J. Heine, and A. Norenzayan, "The weirdest people in the world?," The Behavioral and brain sciences, vol. 33, 2010, pp. 1-23.
[3] Jonathan Haidt, The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom
[4] H. Mercier and D. Sperber, "Why do humans reason? Arguments for an argumentative theory," Behavioral and Brain Sciences., 2010.