ALARA - A Conversation with Ian Plowman 'Evolutionary Psychology as a Lens to Understand Our World'

Thursday, 21 June, 2018
Residence Lounge, Yeronga Village, 15 Cansdale St, Yeronga Qld, Australia 4104

Abstract:Evolutionary psychology provides a valuable lens for understanding certain aspects of the world.  Topics that EP has something to say about include sibling differences, human motives, academic performance, occupational role choices, creativity, innovation, organizational dysfunction, and the changing fabric of society including the decline of science, declining sensitivity to the environment, increased interest in women’s sport, narcissism, bullying, domestic violence, increases in anxiety, to name a few.  

Ian Plowman, PhD is a Consultant, Facilitator and Social Researcher at Co-operative Conversations

When:             Thursday, 21 June, 5.30 – 8.00 pm

Parking:         Visitors’ Car Park or street parking on Cansdale St or Vennor Rd

Cost:               Free, sponsored by the Village Management, including room and refreshments.                       BYO drinks

R.S.V.P.          Please email or text Wilma Schouten on 0409 561 601 or

ALARAis a strategic network of people interested or involved in using action learning or action research to generate collaborative learning, research and action to transform workplaces, school, colleges, universities, communities, voluntary organizations, governments and business.

ALARA’svision is that action learning and action research will be widely used and publicly shared by individuals and groups creating local and global change for the achievement of a more equitable and, just and joyful, productive and sustainable society. 

You don’t have to be an ALARA member to attend.  If you have questions about ALARA you can ask them at the Conversation.