Here’s the video of my conversation with Marcio Pie which blends of two of my favorite topics: the science of biology and the science of BJJ.
Marcio is a professor of zoology at UFPR and practices Jiu-Jitsu in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Evolutionary Theory Applied to Jiu-Jitsu, with Marcio Pie (Video)
01:08 – Introduction to evolution
06:44 – Runaway selection
09:56 – Jiu-Jitsu strategies
15:06 – Evolutionary stable strategies
19:12 – The prisoner’s dilemma
23:13 – Evolution applied in jiu-jitsu
27:54 – Mathematical approach to the study of memes
37:51 – How does evolution create complex things
41:41 – Religion and evolution
48:15 – Denialists of fundamental science
55:01 – Basic body types in jiu-jitsu
1:04:57 – How to contact Marcio
Evolutionary Theory Applied to Jiu-Jitsu, with Marcio Pie
You can also just listen to the audio form of this interview on my podcast.
All the same material is covered in episode 324 of The Strenuous Life Podcast which you can listen to using the podcast player that you already have on your phone!
For example, if you have an iPhone then it’s the purple app with the antenna-like thing in it; just click the Apple Podcasts link below to go to the right place and hit ‘subscribe’.
Here are the links to find the podcast on various players – today’s episode is number 324…
- Apple Podcasts (the purple app on your iPhone)
- Google Podcasts (the new google podcast app)
- Spotify (it’s free)
- Google Play
Or you can simply use the embedded audio player below…
More Marcio Pie
If you enjoyed this please check out Covid Epidemiology 101 with Colin Furness (episode 322 of The Strenuous Life Podcast).