The roots of peace

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By focusing on peace, Glowacki provides a fresh perspective on warfare. Why did humans evolve peace? Other animals aggregate peacefully when resources are not economically defendable. The human capacity for peace may arise from two key factors: Multilevel societies and psychology shaped by within-group exchanges, which may have begun when tools enabled hominins to extract foods, including tubers and roots.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere1
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
StatePublished - Jan 15 2024

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