Brown Bag Evolution and Ecology Journal
What is it?
Each week a student or faculty will choose a short, recently published paper,
such as a research report from Current
Anthropology, American Anthropologist,
Evolution and Human Behavior, Evolutionary
Anthropology, Cognition, etc. The chooser will lead discussion and attendees
are encouraged to bring their comments, questions, and lunch of course. The
‘paper of the week’ will be posted on this web site.
Thursday, 11:15-12:20, during the 2008 Spring semester. The first meeting will
be January 24 (first week of the semester).
Graduate Student Lounge.
students or faculty who are interested.
Why? It is an excellent opportunity to keep up
with the current literature, explore new areas of research, and discuss recent
studies with other students and faculty.
Contact Richard Sosis at email@example.com
January 24 -- Charles
Efferson, Rafael Lalive, Peter J. Richerson, Richard McElreath, Mark Lubell
(2008), Conformists and mavericks: the empirics of
frequency-dependent cultural transmission. Evolution and Human Behavior
January 31 -- William D. Lassek &
Steven J.C. Gaulin (2008), Waist-hip ratio and cognitive ability: is gluteofemoral fat a privileged store of neurodevelopmental resources.Evolution and Human Behavior
February 7 -- Geoffry Miller, Joshua M. Tybus, Brent D. Jordan (2007), Ovulatory cycle effects on tip earnings by lap dancers: economic evidence for human estrus?.Evolution and Human Behavior
February 14 -- Andrew C. Gallup, Daniel D. White, Gordon G. Gallup Jr. (2007), Handgrip strength predicts sexual behavior, body morphology, and aggression in male college students.Evolution and Human Behavior
February 21 -- Charles
Efferson, Peter J. Richerson, Richard McElreath, Mark Lubell, Ed Edsten, Timothy
M. Waring, Brian Paciotti and William Baum (2007), Learning,
productivity, and noise: an experimental study of cultural transmission on
the Bolivian Altiplano. Evolution and Human Behavior 28, 11-17.
February 28 -- Catherine
Salmon, Charles Crawford, Sally Waters (2008), Anorexic
Behavior, Female Competition and Stress: Developing the Female Competition
Stress Test. Evolutionary Psychology 6, 96-112.
March 6 -- No Meeting
March 20 -- Alex Mesoudi,
Andrew Whiten, Kevin Leland (2004), Perspective: Is
Human Cultural Evolution Darwinian? Evidence Reviewed From the Origin of the
Species. Evolution 58, 1-11.
-- Karen Kramer & Russell Greaves (2007), Changing
Patterns of Infant Mortality and Maternal Fertility among Pum´e Foragers
and Horticulturalists. American Anthropologist 109, 713-726.
April 3 -- Elsa Ermer,
Leda Cosmides and John Tooby (2008), Relative status regulates risky decision making about resources in men: evidence for the co-evolution of motivation and cognition. Evolution and Human Behavior
April 10 -- Marc Mehu,
Karl Grammer and Robin I.M. Dunbar (2007), Smiles
When Sharing. Evolution and Human Behavior
-- No Meeting
R. Bressler & Sigal Balshine (2006), The influence humor on desirability.
Evolution and Human Behavior