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!”

What is Race, and if it’s not real, why do we look so different?

If there is only one race of human being alive today, which we know is the case, why do we look so different? What can explain these differences on a intro level?

A small tooth, a big surprise, and Denisovans in Laos!

A new Denisovans fossil has been discovered! This leads to further understanding of the species, and new secrets, and many more answers, which lead to more and more questions!

A Planet of Apes 

While today, there are only four species of Great Apes left walking the planet today, only of them are bipedal in their form of locomotion, or that they walk on two legs. That would be us, Homo sapiens. This, as well as many other aspects of our lives, bodies, and cultures, make us a special species, possibly the most unique to have ever walked the earth (at least the most successful). But we were not always alone…