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TEDxABQ - Geoffrey Miller - Evolution & Conspicuous Consumption

Geoffrey Miller is a professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico. He researches human nature, focusing on sexual selection, mate choice, intelligence, creativity, personality, behavior genetics, mental illness and consumer behavior. His paper "Ovulatory cycle effects on tip earnings by lap-dancers" won the 2008 Ig Nobel Prize in Economics at Harvard. Miller has consulted on human nature for some of the world's leading consumer goods companies and advertising agencies. He is the author of The Mating Mind, Mating Intelligence and Spent: Sex, Evolution, and Consumer Behavior.About TEDx, x = independently organized event??In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized
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