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  • UCSB anthropologists study the effects of market integration and monetization on food-sharing behavior
  • Study by UCSB anthropologists connects increased diabetes risk and higher levels of testosterone to prostate enlargement
  • Anthropologists study the hormonal basis of affiliation and competition among hunters in the Bolivian Amazon
  • Tsimane hunters
    When it comes to hunting, anthropologists and evolutionary scientists have long wondered — and debated — what, exactly, is the motivating factor behind hunting. Do men take down game for the purpose of feeding their families, or is there an element...
  • Bold and outgoing or shy and retiring — while many people can shift from one to the other as circumstances warrant, in general they lean toward one disposition or the other. And that inclination changes little over the course of their lives.

  • For decades, consensus among psychologists has held that a group of five personality traits –– or slight variations of these five –– are a universal feature of human psychology.

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