Bridges to the Future

What the natural world can teach us about collaboration

Episode Summary

From studying ants and meerkats, cleaner fish and chimps, psychologist Nichola Raihani explains why cooperation is at the heart of our bodies, our societies and our ecosystem - and why it's key to our survival.

Episode Notes

Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses.  

In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future.

Nichola Raihani is a Professor of Evolution and Behaviour at UCL. Her latest book is The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World

A Tempo & Talker production for the RSA.  

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