Greg writes frequently on the weblog, PLOS Neuroanthropology. For more information on his blog writing, see this page. He has also appeared in number of other media projects.
ABC Catalyst: Greg’s research on human echolocation among the blind was featured on an episode of the ABC’s weekly science program, Catalyst, in 2016. The episode can be found on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AofvXF6UQvc
Sex: An Unnatural History: Greg made repeated appearance in the very NSFW SBS series, Sex: An Unnatural History, discussing human evolution and reproduction. You can see him talking to host Julia Zemiro on his farm in Australia (with guest appearances by horses) in:
- Episode 1, about 20 minutes in.
- Episode 5, about 30 seconds in (on this part of the episode) and then again 7 minutes in.
- Episode 6 (not available on YouTube).
Smart Enough to Know Better: Greg was interviewed for Episode 64.0 of the commedy-science podcast, Smart Enough to Know Better with Greg Wah and Dan Beeston where he talked about neuroanthropology, evolution and how students pay more attention after you choke one of them.
- You can listen online or download the MP3 at their website.
Brain Sciences Podcast: Greg and Daniel Lende did a long interview with Dr. Ginger Campbell on episode 97 of the Brain Science Podcast about their book, The Encultured Brain: An Introduction to Neuroanthropology.
- You can download the MP3 or even buy a transcript at the website for the Brain Science Podcast.
Helen Carter writes about 3D printing, including a mention of the project that we’re doing with 3D printing of replica bones. This 3D printing project was also part of a symposium on 3D printing in museums presented by Michael Rampe of Macquarie University.
Anthropology: Engaged social science in a changing world
Rosemary Joyce, Professor of Anthropology at the University of California Berkeley, wrote a long blog post on public debates about anthropology: Anthropology: Engaged social science in a changing world. She cited discussions at PLOS Neuroanthropology by Greg and Daniel extensively. She also discussed these debates on Psychology Today’s website: What Makes Us Human.
Story by Jill Rowbotham (The Australian).
A story about Greg Downey’s research from University of Notre Dame’s Lumen magazine (2005).