Evolutionary perspectives on human height variation

@article{Stulp2016EvolutionaryPO,
  title={Evolutionary perspectives on human height variation},
  author={Gert Stulp and Louise Barrett},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2016},
  volume={91}
}
Human height is a highly variable trait, both within and between populations, has a high heritability, and influences the manner in which people behave and are treated in society. Although we know much about human height, this information has rarely been brought together in a comprehensive, systematic fashion. Here, we present a synthetic review of the literature on human height from an explicit evolutionary perspective, addressing its phylogenetic history, development, and environmental and… 
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