Craniofacial Feminization, Social Tolerance, and the Origins of Behavioral Modernity

  title={Craniofacial Feminization, Social Tolerance, and the Origins of Behavioral Modernity},
  author={Robert L Cieri and S. Churchill and R. G. Franciscus and Jingzhi Tan and B. Hare},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={419 - 443}
  • Robert L Cieri, S. Churchill, +2 authors B. Hare
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • Current Anthropology
  • The past 200,000 years of human cultural evolution have witnessed the persistent establishment of behaviors involving innovation, planning depth, and abstract and symbolic thought, or what has been called “behavioral modernity.” Demographic models based on increased human population density from the late Pleistocene onward have been increasingly invoked to understand the emergence of behavioral modernity. However, high levels of social tolerance, as seen among living humans, are a necessary… CONTINUE READING
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