DRUNK - how drinking shaped civilization with Edward Slingerland
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Dr. Edward Slingerland from the University of British Columbia joins Brain Buzz to talk discuss his new book DRUNK! We talk about how alcohol and drinking may have shaped our modern civilization, impacted how we interact as humans, and why alcohol is so important to humans. What benefits does drinking really provide us as humans? Why would we continue to drink considering the negative consequences associated it with? Should evolution not have weeded this behaviour out already? What barriers does drinking cause in our society today? All this and more on today’s episode! Make sure to follow us our Twitter and instagram @brainbuzzpod and to follow us on Spotify/Apple podcast to get updates when new episodes are published! Cheers :)
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