Who decides what kinds of science are important? Who picks the projects that get funded, get published, or get taught? Who decides the future of practicing science?
Last month Kevin talked about the “bipolar” lives of paleoanthropologists.
The other day someone told me that paleoanthropologists live a bipolar lifestyle. I had never heard that before but I kind of get it.
This summer I participated in the Mountain Gorilla Skeletal Project (MGSP), a project that is coordinated by CASHP faculty and works in collaboration with the Rwanda national parks author
Many paleoanthropologists are familiar with traditional paleoecological methods where reconstruction is based on taxonomic analyses of non-hominin vertebrate craniodental remains found at a particu
Some fundamental cognitive abilities, such as sensation, perception, motor control, and learning, are widely shared across the animal kingdom.
A key component of science research is ensuring that the knowledge is made available in the public domain. It is also crucial to nurture and elicit interest among young scientists.
Differences in male life history patterns among primates represent a complex of tradeoffs between the costs of immediate reproduction and future reproductive output.
Humans are remarkable for our ability to innovate new tools with which to modify our environment and to create new ways of conveying and storing information with material symbols.
Human uniqueness is often explained in terms of behavioral specializations such as language, empathy, and theory of mind.
Understanding the environmental context of our human ancestors is the first step to figuring out how and why they evolved.
Studying the evolution of the brain is central to understanding the origins of what makes us human. In Dr.
This summer, three CASHP students had the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors – literally.