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Coren Apicella is an associate professor of psychology and director of the Human Behavior and Origins Laboratory (HBO lab) at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research investigates how biology and culture work jointly, and separately, to shape individual and social behavior, from mate choice to cooperation to competition. In addition to more conventional laboratory studies, a significant portion of her time is devoted to fieldwork with the Hadza, a population of hunter-gatherers in Tanzania. Dr. Apicella received her Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology from Harvard University

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