The effect of trauma on Neanderthal culture: A mathematical analysis.

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Traumatic lesions are often observed in ancient skeletal remains. Since ancient medical technology was immature, severely traumatized individuals may have frequently lost the physical ability for cultural skills that demand complex body movements. I develop a mathematical model to analyze the effect of trauma on cultural transmission and apply it to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jchb.2017.02.001

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@article{Nakahashi2017TheEO, title={The effect of trauma on Neanderthal culture: A mathematical analysis.}, author={Wataru Nakahashi}, journal={Homo : internationale Zeitschrift fur die vergleichende Forschung am Menschen}, year={2017}, volume={68 2}, pages={83-100} }