Human Cognitive Evolution Workshop
at the Stone Age Institute


Workshop group at the Stone Age Institute
Workshop participants pose for a group photo at the Stone Age Institute

Stone Age Institute researchers joined their international research partners at the Stone Age Institute in Indiana October 12th-13th, 2018 to participate in a set of workshops where they presented lectures and had discussions.

The workshops are the fourth and final set of workshops that form a part of a three-year grant project “What Drives Human Cognitive Evolution?” The three-year project is funded by a grant awarded to the Stone Age Institute and Indiana University’s Cognitive Science Program by the John Templeton Foundation. This project brings together researchers from the U.S., Tanzania, China, and the Republic of Georgia.

The project’s researchers:
From the Stone Age Institute/Indiana University:
Kathy Schick (archaeology, paleoanthropology)
Nicholas Toth (archaeology, paleoanthropology)
Jackson Njau, (geology, paleoanthropology)
Tom Schoenemann (paleoneurology and paleoanthropology)
Kevin Hunt (primatology and paleoanthropology)
Peter Todd (cognitive science, informatics, and evolutionary psychology)
Colin Allen (philosophy)

From Tanzania:
Jackson Njau (paleoanthropology and geology, Indiana University)

From the Institute of Paleontology and Paleoanthropology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China:
Guan Ying (archaeology and paleoanthropology)
Gao Xing (archaeology and paleoanthropology)

From Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia:
David Lordkipanidze (paleoanthropology and paleontology)
Giorgi Bidzinashvili (archaeology and paleoanthropology)

lecture given at the Stone Age Institute
Workshop presentation at the Stone Age Institute.