Kristen Hawkes's hunter-gatherer ethnography drew her attention to unexpected sex and age differences in foraging strategies. including the crucial productivity of grandmothers, which prompted further comparisons of human and chimpanzee life histories.
Grandmothers and the evolution of human longevity: A review of findings and future directions
Article first published online: 17 DEC 2013
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Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews
Volume 22, Issue 6, pages 294–302, November/December 2013
How to Cite
Hawkes, K. and Coxworth, J. E. (2013), Grandmothers and the evolution of human longevity: A review of findings and future directions. Evol. Anthropol., 22: 294–302. doi: 10.1002/evan.21382
James E. Coxworth's central interest is the application of evolutionary tools to describe and explain male competitive strategies, with particular emphasis on human evolution. This interest has led to statistical and modeling contributions and to projects investigating human life-history evolution.
- Issue published online: 17 DEC 2013
- Article first published online: 17 DEC 2013
- NSF . Grant Number: BCS – 0717886
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