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Robert Brooks


Professor of Evolution at UNSW Sydney and a popular science author, Robert Brooks studies the complexities and conflicts that sex and reproduction add to the lives of animals, including human animals. His award-winning popular writing explores the murky confluence of culture, economics and biology and how new technologies interact with our evolved minds and bodies. His latest book, Artificial Intimacy, considers what happens when new technology collides with our ancient ways of forming relationships and falling in love.