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#2016Highlights Month-by-Month: Part 1

Though the end of 2016 was a miserable fucker of a bitch, most of the year was awesome, and it’s important that we have a little perspective. At my house, we have a dinner ritual called “Good Thing/Bad Thing” or … Continue reading

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Sabbatical is Here!

Have I started relaxing yet? Everyone asks me this. Do y’all not know me? We just arrived at my in-laws for the holiday, & I’m already thinking about how to fill my days. I don’t relax well. But I am … Continue reading

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Tattooing Primes the Immune System

…But First, a Test of the “Rap Guide to Evolution”… A few weeks ago I presented a poster at the Human Biology Association annual scientific meeting about the roles of emotions in learning about evolution via a performance of Baba … Continue reading

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“Human Canvas” & “Upping-the-Ante” Hypotheses for the Evolutionary Significance of Tattooing

Despite the promise of evolutionary discussions of tattooing in my blog title, I have yet live up to the provocation it inspires…until now.  Honestly, I’ve had a post about Iban tattooing & sexual selection in the back of my mind … Continue reading

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HBES 2012 Roundup 3: Kissing Petri Dishes & Staring at Gross Things to Get all Hot & Bothered

The highlight of Saturday’s talks was my slowly growing consciousness of this new theoretical paradigm called the “behavioral immune system” that I’ve written about in the past & will write about again in the future but the scope (& name) … Continue reading

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