Does Brain Size Matter?

View and Discuss on Academia.edu From a small age, we as children begin to develop an idea based on a natural observation that we make. Animals with bigger brains are more intelligent. As far as children and most adults know, this is true. But not only is it a very general statement, we know thatContinue reading “Does Brain Size Matter?”

Call for Undergraduate Submissions: Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour 

Dear Anthropologists, Department Chairs, Professors, and Leaders in Undergraduate Studies, As the Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour Science Communications Officer, I am writing to you. I want to inform you of an exciting opportunity for your undergraduate students.  The Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour is now calling for submissions for its third issue. (Deadline: February 15th, 2023).  CJHB isContinue reading “Call for Undergraduate Submissions: Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour “

Homo habilis: KNM-ER 1814 Skulls with Seth!

Today on this episode of Skulls with Seth, we will discuss the first of the Homo genus. Homo habilis! This is an enigmatic species that has caused a great deal of controversy surrounding it but has found itself safely nestled as the first of our genus.  We will be examining the skull of KNM-ER 1813,Continue reading “Homo habilis: KNM-ER 1814 Skulls with Seth!”

Homo naledi the Astonishing Tale with Three Outstanding Professors

*Premiering at 5pm Pacific on the World of Paleoanthropology YouTube Channel; look for it earlier here: I had a wonderful time this morning with the Cambridge University Biological Anthropology Society when we hosted Professors Lee Berger, John Hawks, and Agustin Fuentes; here is a description written by the student president: I hope you learn soContinue reading “Homo naledi the Astonishing Tale with Three Outstanding Professors”

A New Lineage of Oligocene Anthropoid? Seminar with Erik Seiffert!

Check out this new article I wrote for the Cambridge University Biological Anthropology Society about their first seminar! Unfortunately, we had issues and couldn’t record it (seminar 2 is being uploaded to view right now) I did an excellent write-up for you to know what happened. So please head on over to their website, andContinue reading “A New Lineage of Oligocene Anthropoid? Seminar with Erik Seiffert!”

The Human Family Tree?

PREMIERING AT 6PM PACIFIC *Sorry this one is only in 720p, I will not be using Zoom again for this* If anyone does have recording software recommendations, I would most appreciate it. In this episode of Paleofridays, we will discuss the terms “Family Tree” and “Braided Stream” and why one is more appropriate for humanContinue reading “The Human Family Tree?”

Toumaï takes the Crown Once Again! The First Bipedal Hominin!

*Join the discussion on Academia.edu * For decades now, there has been a tenacious argument on who the first bipedal hominid was. There are a few contenders, dating to around 6.5-7 mya, While there has been a great deal of controversy, new analysis may shed light on who the first biped in our family streamContinue reading “Toumaï takes the Crown Once Again! The First Bipedal Hominin!”

The face of the oldest hominin in Europe has been found in Atapuerca!

*To discuss and chat, and to help me out, please also view on Academia.edu! Paleoanthropology is the study of our shared Human Origins. We know from near 100 years of study, that our lineage began in Africa, somewhere between 6 and 7 mya. (Million Years Ago).  There have been numerous finds that support this theory,Continue reading “The face of the oldest hominin in Europe has been found in Atapuerca!”

Best Anthropology Audiobooks to listen to (or read) in 2022!

There are so many good reads out there, but sometimes in our busy lives we find it difficult to find time to sit down and pick up a good book. That is what Audiobooks are for! And here are some of the best on the subject! Check it out!