Written with the Help of AI in Google Docs Science communication is the process of sharing scientific information with the public. It can be done through various channels, including news media, social media, public talks, and educational materials. Science communication is essential for several reasons. First, it helps to build public understanding of science. PeopleContinue reading “Why is Science Communication Important?”
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Homo naledi on its way to Copenhagen?
Homo naledi is a mysterious human relative that lived in South Africa about 300,000 years ago. It had a mix of primitive and modern features, such as a small brain, a human-like foot, and complex social behavior. It also had a unique way of disposing of its dead: it deliberately carried them into a deep,Continue reading “Homo naledi on its way to Copenhagen?”
Thoughts on Human Hibernation
Hibernation is a word many of us will be familiar with, as it is a strategy that some animals living today in Northern latitudes employ to cope with the harsh winter months. However, does there exist potential for humans to hibernate too? And beyond that, did any of our ancient hominin relatives do so inContinue reading “Thoughts on Human Hibernation”
The First Homo?
What was the first Homo species? Was it K. platypus, the Lomekwian toolmakers, or the 1470 fossil ancestor? How do we know? Read my blog post to find out! #paleoanthropology #humanorigins #Homo
Did Homo naledi “Bury” their Dead?
The term “Bury” holds many connotations with it, so with this word, are we yet comfortable saying that Homo naledi buried their dead? Read on to find out!
The Great Brain Size Debate: Is Bigger Really Better?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 “The Great Brain Size Debate: Is Bigger Really Better?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!”