"Hi Erin --
Daniel and I might be able to help. We get a fairly broad audience, I think, at Neuroanthropology. We probably do about 20-30k a week visits at the PLoS site, about 70% of them new visitors.We'd get another few thousands a week at…"
"Daniel and I *have* talked a lot about this, but I'm not 100% convinced that talking about it helps. I think we have to practice DOING accessible, popular writing and see what works. Some of the posts I've written that I thought were…"
How can we as anthropologists entertain and educate a broader public? What stuff do most people like, how do we write for them, and where do we reach them?PopAnth aims to a) produce stuff for public consumption; b) work out better ways to write and disseminate for the general public; c) agglomerate popular anthropology that's already been published.This group also accidentally launched the website PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity. We hope to create more collaborations in the future and welcome…See More
I wouldn't agree with this because I don't think that Sahlins describes agents that look like maximizing, economically 'rationale' individuals. He talks about the 'zen road' to affluence: the decrease of…"
"Hi Tara --
Saw your comment and thought you might be interested to know that there's actually a pretty lively discussion group on neuroanthropology over on Facebook. After the AAA meeting, some colleagues set it up, and it's already over…"
A group for discussing and exploring that other thing that many of us do with anthropology: teaching. Tactics, strategies, pedagogical theory -- anything related to teaching anthropology is fair game.See More
This group is dedicated to anthropological explorations of the human brain. Neuroanthropology is an interdisciplinary field that sits at the nexus of biological anthropology, cognitive neuroscience, and evolutionary neurobiology/neuroanatomy.
Grupo para discussões da produção antropológica brasileira em geral, para o encontro e formação de redes de antropólogos do país. / Group for the discussion of the production of Brazilian anthropology and for the development of social networks.