I am Ph.D candidate at the department of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University. I research the connection between human evolution and nutrition throughout human prehistory.
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Monthly Archives: May 2012
The basic reason why evolution has endowed us, and indeed every animal, with the ability to accumulate fat is quite obvious – the accumulation of an energetic buffer to be used at times of shortage.
What is less appreciated however … Read the rest
As you may recall from the previous post on the subject we are dealing here with two hypotheses generally referred to as “Specialization” and “Versatility”. In other words did our brain grow to enable us to hunt more efficiently (… Read the rest
I am not going to waste the gift of your attention on the question of whether our brain tripled in size in the last 2 million years in order to enable us to obtain sufficient food for survival. Obtaining food … Read the rest