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Earliest Modern Humans Out of Africa

Recent paleoanthropological studies have suggested that modern humans migrated from Africa as early as the beginning of the Late Pleistocene, 120,000 years ago. Hershkovitz et al. now suggest that early modern humans were already...

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Human Evolution: Chemical & Social Factors

Dopamine may have given humans our social edge over other apes By Ann Gibbons Jan. 22, 2018 , 3:10 PM http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/dopamine-may-have-given-humans-our-social-edge-over-other-apes?utm_campaign=news_daily_2018-01-22&et_rid=35358409&et_cid=1805406 Humans are the ultimate social animals, with the ability to bond with mates,...

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Anthropology for Business

The first question most anthropology students receive upon informing someone of their major is “What is that?” The next question which invariably follows is “What are you going to do with that?”. While there...

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Hurry Slowly

[Full text of Adam Bohannon’s 2015 Sapiens Symposium Keynote Address] Thank you all for having me. It’s great to be back in Manhattan and to be back at K-State. And it’s an honor to...

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Nostalgia for the Light Film Screening

Film: Nostalgia for the Light March 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. UMB Theater, Beach Museum of Art Nostalgia for the Light follows the stories of families searching for their loved ones, archaeologists, and astronomers who converge...