Mark Pagel

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Mark Pagel is a professor and head of the Evolutionary Biology Group at the University of Reading.[1]

Pagel's fields include evolutionary biology and the development of languages.[2]

He was editor-in-chief for the Encyclopedia of Evolution published in 2002.[3]

Pagel is the author of the 2012 book Wired for Culture: The Natural History of Human Cooperation.[4]


  1. ^ Staff Profile: Professor Mark Pagel School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading. 24 August 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. Archived here
  2. ^ English language 'originated in Turkey' by Jonathan Ball, BBC News, 25 August 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  3. ^ Encyclopedia of Evolution. 2 volume set. USA: OUP. 2002. ISBN 978-0-19-512200-8. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ Julian Baggini (23 February 2012). "Wired for Culture by Mark Pagel – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 

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