Daniel Sellen

2012, November 4–8
Multiple Perspectives on the Evolution of ChildhoodAdvanced SeminarMultiple Perspectives on the Evolution of ChildhoodResearch into the evolution of childhood and the diversity of children's experiences around the world attracted significant attention in recent years. However, an international group of scholars had yet to come together to address divergent views and integrate current theoretical and methodological divides. This seminar convened in order to bring that divergent group of scholars and research together.
2006
The Evolution of Human Life HistorySAR Press PublicationThe Evolution of Human Life HistoryHuman beings may share 98 percent of their genetic makeup with their nonhuman primate cousins, but they have distinctive life histories. When and why did these uniquely human patterns evolve? To answer that question, this volume brings together specialists in hunter-gatherer behavioral ecology and demography, human growth, development, and nutrition, paleodemography, human paleontology, primatology, and the genomics of aging.
2002, November 2–8
Advanced SeminarThe Evolution of Human Life HistoryThis interdisciplinary group brought together specialists in the hunter-gatherer behavioral ecology and demography, human growth, development, and nutrition, paleodemography, human paleontology, primatology, and the genomics of aging. “We aimed to specify the life history features that distinguish humans from our closest living primate relatives, to review alternative explanations for these differences, and to consider multiple lines of evidence for testing these alternative evolutionary hypotheses,” stated the co-chairs.


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