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The Pattern Seekers – A New Theory of Human Invention

Simon Baron-Cohen in conversation with David Malone

59 mins watch time

Posted November 2020

Psychology, Science

From the first musical instrument to the agricultural, industrial and digital revolutions, the human ability to invent has driven the progress of our species for 70,000 years. But why is this talent limited to humans alone? Cambridge Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry Simon Baron-Cohen unveils a bold new theory.