Napoleon Chagnon

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Previous reports described an apparent paradox in the clinical expression of endemic iodine deficiency in Amazonian Indians, who were severely iodine deficient but had no goiter and were clinically euthyroid. To confirm and explain this unique observation, we estimated the iodine intake and evaluated the functional and structural thyroid status of an(More)
"This ancient pattern of restrained reproduction appears optimal for the production of healthy, intelligent young. A return to such a pattern after nearly 10,000 years of high fertility is not in opposition to human nature or reproductive biology. It would, in fact, be most compatible with the patterns of parental investment and reproductive biology shaped(More)
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