Oh, Frankie, why would someone want to hunt meat that's already dead? A live deer might provoke the hunting instinct, but a slab of meat says, "The hunt is over. Time to enjoy." Scholars these days. Sheesh.Frank Kachanoff, who studies evolution at the university’s department of psychology, had initially thought the presence of meat would provoke bloodlust, believing the response would have helped our primate ancestors hunt. But in fact, his research showed the reverse is true.'"