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Gut microbiome of the Hadza hunter-gatherers
Human gut microbiota directly influences health and provides an extra means of adaptive potential to different lifestyles. To explore variation in gut microbiota and to understand how these bacteriaExpand
Costly Punishment Across Human Societies
Recent behavioral experiments aimed at understanding the evolutionary foundations of human cooperation have suggested that a willingness to engage in costly punishment, even in one-shot situations,Expand
“Economic man” in cross-cultural perspective: Behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies
Researchers from across the social sciences have found consistent deviations from the predictions of the canonical model of self-interest in hundreds of experiments from around the world. ThisExpand
The Hadza: Hunter-Gatherers of Tanzania
In "The Hadza", Frank Marlowe provides a quantitative ethnography of one of the last remaining societies of hunter-gatherers in the world. The Hadza, who inhabit an area of East Africa near theExpand
Markets, Religion, Community Size, and the Evolution of Fairness and Punishment
A Fair Society Many of the social interactions of everyday life, especially those involving economic exchange, take place between individuals who are unrelated to each other and often do not knowExpand
Hunter‐gatherers and human evolution
Although few hunter‐gatherers or foragers exist today, they are well documented in the ethnographic record. Anthropologists have been eager to study them since they assumed foragers represented aExpand
Paternal investment and the human mating system
  • F. Marlowe
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Behavioural Processes
  • 5 October 2000
Paternal investment has long been considered responsible for the evolution of predominantly monogamous marriage in humans. However, male-male competition resulting in mate-guarding and male coercionExpand
A critical period for provisioning by Hadza men: Implications for pair bonding
Abstract Human pair bonding is often attributed to the importance of male provisioning. However, this has been called into question in recent years. Among tropical hunter–gatherers like the Hadza ofExpand
Co-Residence Patterns in Hunter-Gatherer Societies Show Unique Human Social Structure
Individuals in residential groups in contemporary hunter-gatherer societies are unrelated to each other. Contemporary humans exhibit spectacular biological success derived from cumulative culture andExpand
Social Networks and Cooperation in Hunter-Gatherers
Social networks show striking structural regularities, and both theory and evidence suggest that networks may have facilitated the development of large-scale cooperation in humans. Here, weExpand
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