Hominid intelligence
The evolution of human intelligence refers to a set of theories that attempt to explain how human intelligence has evolved. These theories are closely tied to the evolution of the human brain and to t...
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Scientists Reveal Homo Naledi, Our 'Unprecedented' Newest Cousin
Fossils found in South Africa represent at least 15 individuals and could alter our views of human behavior, scientists said. The new species, dubbed Homo naledi for the South African cave where more ...
World's First Murder Victim? Skull Is Evidence Of 430,000-Year-Old Crime
"Anthropologists are always asking what makes us human, and are humans inherently violent," said Danielle Kurin, a forensic anthropologist at UC Santa Barbara. "This study contributes to that debate b...
Are women more likely to cheat on a man with larger testicles? Researchers say size really does matter when it comes to fidelity
Researchers in Oslo say the research, which studied primates, revealed testicle size was linked to the fidelity of females.
Primate empathy
Emotions in animals are the subjective feelings and emotions experienced by nonhuman vertebrates and, more controversially, other members of the animal kingdom. Emotions may be described as subjectiv...
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Great ape language
Research into great ape language has involved teaching chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans to communicate with human beings (even though humans are themselves great apes as well) and with e...
Chimpanzee intelligence
Chimpanzees, sometimes colloquially chimps, are two extant hominid species of apes in the genus Pan. The Congo River divides the native habitats of the two species:Chimpanzees are members of the fami...
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Lucy Temerlin
Lucy (1964–1987) was a chimpanzee owned by the Institute for Primate Studies in Oklahoma, and raised by Maurice K. Temerlin, Ph.D., a psychotherapist and professor at the University of Oklahoma and hi...
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Homo (genus)
Homo is the genus of hominids that includes modern humans and species closely related to them. The genus is estimated to be about 2.5 million years old, emerging with the appearance of Homo habilis fr...
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Archaic Homo sapiens
A number of varieties of Homo are grouped into the broad category of archaic humans, contrasted with modern humans (Homo sapiens), in the period beginning 500,000 years ago. This category typically i...
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Race and intelligence
The connection between race and intelligence has been a subject of debate in both popular science and academic research since the inception of IQ testing in the early 20th century. The debate concerns...
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Sexual selection in human evolution
Sexual selection, a concept introduced by Charles Darwin in his 1859 book On the Origin of Species, is an element of his theory of natural selection, the process by which biological traits become eith...
Scientists Reveal Homo Naledi, Our 'Unprecedented' Newest Cousin
Fossils found in South Africa represent at least 15 individuals and could alter our views of human behavior, scientists said. The new species, dubbed Homo naledi for the South African cave where more ...
World's First Murder Victim? Skull Is Evidence Of 430,000-Year-Old Crime
"Anthropologists are always asking what makes us human, and are humans inherently violent," said Danielle Kurin, a forensic anthropologist at UC Santa Barbara. "This study contributes to that debate b...
Are women more likely to cheat on a man with larger testicles? Researchers say size really does matter when it comes to fidelity
Researchers in Oslo say the research, which studied primates, revealed testicle size was linked to the fidelity of females.
Primate cognition
Primate cognition is the study of the intellectual and behavioral skills of non-human primates, particularly in the fields of psychology, behavioral biology, primatology, and anthropology.Primates are...
Great ape personhood
Great ape personhood is a movement to extend personhood and some legal protections to the four non-human members of the Hominidae or great ape family: bonobos, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans.Ad...
Great ape personhood - Wikipedia
List of alternative names for the human species
In addition to the generally accepted taxonomic name Homo sapiens (Latin: "wise man" or "knowing man"), other Latin-based names for the human species have been created to refer to various aspects of t...
List of alternative names for the human species - Wikipedia
Physical attractiveness
Physical attractiveness is the degree to which a person's physical traits are considered aesthetically pleasing or beautiful. The term often implies sexual attractiveness or desirability, but can also...
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