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Dahlem Workshop Reports

An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth

Scholars from a range of disciplines develop an integrated human and environmental history over millennial, centennial, and decadal time scales and make projections for the future.

Agents of Change on a Dynamic Earth

Scientists examine tectonic faulting on all scales—from seismic fault slip to the formation of mountain ranges—and discuss its connection to a wide range of global phenomena, including long-term climate change and evolution.

The Interface between Neurons and Global Brain Function

Leading neuroscientists discuss the function of microcircuits, functional modules that act as elementary processing units bridging single cells to systems and behavior.

Experts in law, psychology, and economics explore the power of "fast and frugal" heuristics in the creation and implementation of law

A New Synthesis

Scientists from different disciplines, including anthropology, psychology, psychiatry, pediatrics, neurobiology, endocrinology, and molecular biology, explore the concepts of attachment and bonding from varying scientific perspectives.

Demonstrates how understanding the intertwined evolution of the Earth's geosphere and biosphere can contribute to the achievement of global sustainability.

The latest interdisciplinary research on the evolutionary models of cooperation.

The Adaptive Toolbox