EDST 391: H. sapiens: What does it mean to be “human”?
and Other Life Course Events, pp. 219-223, 235-239.
- Angier, N. (2011).
"'A toad-eat-toad world," and other tales of
animal cannibals," Science Times article in New York Times,
- Conflicts in parenting: To what extent do parenting
conflicts among the Ache (as described in today's and prior readings on
the Ache) reflect--or not--the parenting conflicts that Buss described in
his parenting chapter (assigned for Day 21)? Just distill one or two
points or principles?
- Infanticide: It is not just a crime, but usually thought a hideous
one as well.
psychologists have tried to explain infanticide, although mostly because
from an adaptive point of view (why expunge your own genes
from the gene pool??)
the Science Times article
help confirm or help disconfirm their proposed explanation? Explain your