CARTA: Awareness of Death and Personal Mortality: Implications for Anthropogeny - "Mind Over Reality Transition": Evolution of Human Mortality Denial; Human Mortality Denial & Terror Management Theory; Lure of Death: Suicide as a Uniquely Human Phenomenon

5/24/2017; 57 minutes

Ajit Varki explores the human capacity for denial of reality and how that has shaped our evolution; Sheldon Solomon different philosophies surrounding mortality; and Nicholas Humphrey provides a comprehensive look at the motivations for, prevalence of and reactions to the uniquely human act for suicide. Recorded on 03/03/2017. (#32048)

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