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Bjørn Grinde

Residence  Oslo, Norway
Education  University of Oslo
Name  Bjorn Grinde

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Born  3 July 1952 (age 63) (1952-07-03)

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Bjørn Grinde (born 3 July 1952) is a biologist working in the fields of genetics and evolution, with a particular interest in human evolution. He studied natural sciences as well as psychology and anthropology at the University of Oslo, resulting in a Dr.scient (1981) and a Dr.philos (1984) from the same university. Presently he works as a chief scientist at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, associated with the Division of Mental Health]. Many of his scientific papers have focused on molecular evolution, using viruses as a model system.

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A prime interest has been to use knowledge on human behavioral biology (also referred to as evolutionary psychology) to improve health and quality of life. His most known book, meant for a general audience, Darwinian Happiness was written for this purpose. He has also published several scientific papers on the topic. See his personal website at wikispaces for a list of key publications.

Selected publications

  • Grinde B (2002/2012). Darwinian Happiness. Evolution as a Guide for Living and Understanding Human Behavior Princeton: Darwin Press.
  • (Translated to Italian in 2015)

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    References

    Bjørn Grinde Wikipedia


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