Tagged with human evolution

The origins of monogamy in humans

The origins of monogamy in humans

Why humans evolved to be in monogamous relationships is still a bit of a mystery, but new research suggests it came about as a way to prevent infanticide. To learn more, check out Carl Zimmer’s article about this research in the New York Times HERE.

Science says monogamy is good for society

Science says monogamy is good for society

Well, hello again imaginary reader of this blog. I’m ready to dust this site off and finally start adding some new posts, after a long hiatus. Since the last post, I’ve written my doctoral dissertation, and will be defending it in just 2 days! I’ve also gotten engaged, which is why I was so interested … Continue reading