Pascal Picq is a paleoanthropologist at the College de France. After studying theoretical physics and prehistoric archaeology, he later specialised in Vertebrate and Human Paleontology. Upon completion of a PhD at Paris VI University he went on to Duke University Medical Center as an associate researcher.
His research focuses mainly on human evolution. Especially his has worked on the interaction between ethology and evolutionary anthropology. In that respect, he tries to better understand the common characteristics and differences between humans and other great apes. Furthermore, he is also famous for developing the Anthroprise concept in link with innovation and team management. He has published numerous articles, books and been involved in several documentaries. Dr Picq has won several prices, notably the Malakoff Mederic Foundation Prize for Social Innovation.
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