Robin Dunbar

Professor, Academic

1947 –

74 Views

Who is Robin Dunbar?

Robin Ian MacDonald Dunbar is a British anthropologist and evolutionary psychologist and a specialist in primate behaviour. He is currently head of the Social and Evolutionary Neuroscience Research Group in the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford and is best known for formulating Dunbar's number, a measurement of the "cognitive limit to the number of individuals with whom any one person can maintain stable relationships".

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Jun 28, 1947
Liverpool
Also known as
  • R. I. M. Dunbar
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Bristol
  • Magdalen College, Oxford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Robin Dunbar." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 26 May 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/robin_dunbar>.

Discuss this Robin Dunbar biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net