How oral cultures memorise so much information

Believe it or not, humans are kind, according to study

What hunter-gatherers can tell us about fundamental human social networks

- Forced contact with Amazon people would be 'genocide'

Man’s perception of time

Crucial interaction between fire and mankind explored

Humans are only capable of having five people in their closet circle

The Cognitive Origins of Religion

The myth of human nature

Sexually transmitted infections, peer pressure may have turned humans into monogamists

Violence in our genes: Have humans always gone to war?

- Post-invasion demography of prehistoric humans in South America 

Population size fails to explain evolution of complex culture

Human sacrifice was less likely in more equal societies

Au Moyen Âge les femmes travaillaient et personne ne leur demandait «Qui va garder les enfants?»

Pourquoi l’espèce humaine pourrait s’éteindre bien plus tôt que nous le pensons

Monogamous Myths Abound

Are humans really different and does it matter if they’re not?

Shame is a survival mechanism that reins in behaviour across cultures

Evolving Humanism in Light of Genetic Ambiguities

The surprisingly sticky tale of the Hazda and the Honeyguide Bird

How punitive, omniscient gods may have encouraged the expansion of human society

Humans have always been migrants

Modern Mardi Gras And Ancient Rituals

Race Is a Social Construct, Scientists Argue

Belongingness as an essential component of human nature

- Namibie - Researchers study poison arrow hunting tradition of the San

Human impact has created a 'plastic planet'

Worshippers follow traditional rights of Dakota people

The Anthropocene: hard evidence for a human-driven Earth

Life or death for languages

A rise in number of trading partners leads to fewer wars between nations

- Inuit shaman parka 'copied' by KTZ design well-studied by anthropologists

Scientists have a long history of trying to convince themselves that race is genetic

Rice basket study rethinks roots of human culture

Alice Springs (Australie): Comprehensive mapping of Aboriginal sacred sites

For Tamil Brahmans, caste and class are one and the same thing’

Disappearing Amazonian language

Tibbee, a prehistoric oral tradition

What makes a leader? Clues from the animal kingdom

A color-coded map of Africa's diversity

Wedding gifts that came and went

Researchers studying early life in the Pondoland

The less known Shompens of Great Nicobar Island

Human behaviours explained by Evolution

Study suggests not all polygynous marriage is harmful to women or children

Sino-Tibetan populations shed light on human cooperation

Our ancestors probably didn't get 8 hours a night, either

Some Essential Survival Skills We've Lost From Our Ancient Ancestors

- Aboriginal memories go back more than 7,000 years

Why big societies need big gods

Human societies think fast and slow in cycles, mathematicians find

La décapitation, une mise à mort aux nombreux visages

Manger du cerveau humain serait bon pour la santé 

Researchers see link between hunter-gatherer cannabis use, fewer parasite

Unique social structure of hunter-gatherers explained

- The moment when ancient societies began to 'take a village to raise a child'

  C’est en 1610 que les hommes ont pris le contrôle de la planète

Should we thank god for civilisation?

Nevruz traditions among the Kurds

Hormonal basis of affiliation and competition among hunters in Bolivian Amazon

Aboriginal legends an untapped record of natural history written in the stars

- Ancient and modern cities aren't so different

- Omo (Ethiopie):  destroying its ancient Peoples

Tsimane people of Bolivia: key role of grandparents in family nutrition

The biological spoils of war

- Saveock (G-B): ancient Cornish 'witch pits'

Affluence Explains Rise of Moralizing Religions

Indigenous medicine – a fusion of ritual and remedy

New light on evolution of kinship patterns

Did Men Evolve Navigation Skill to Find Mates?

In Amazon wars, bands of brothers-in-law

Firelight talk of the Kalahari Bushmen: Did tales told over fires aid our social and cultural evolution?

Modern population boom traced to pre-industrial roots

Before they left Africa, early modern humans were 'culturally diverse'

- Human races: biological reality or cultural delusion?

First atlas of Inuit Arctic trails launched

Evidence for ear trophies from Human skulls

Caveman instincts may explain our belief in gods and ghosts

Remote Surveillance May Increase Chance of Survival for ‘Uncontacted’ Tribes

- Paititi (Pérou): Search for Inca 'lost city' in Amazon may endanger indigenous people

- Indigenous societies' 'first contact' typically brings collapse, but rebounds are possible

Walking the Walk: What Sharks, Honeybees and Humans Have in Common

Aboriginal hunting technique causes increase in number of prey

Transgendered males seen as an asset to some ancestral societies

Pérou: isolated Mashco-Piro tribe 'asks for food'

Europe’s Hypocritical History of Cannibalism

- How Beer Gave Us Civilization

Guyanne : Christianity Influences Meat Taboos in Amazon

Cultural flow may be slower than genetic divergence

Bolivie : Universal' Personality Traits Don't Necessarily Apply to Isolated Indigenous People

How single and widowed women shaped the religious culture of colonial Latin America

Le monde n'en finit pas de finir depuis la nuit des temps

How did female genital mutilation begin ?

- Evolution of cooperative behavior

'Palaeo-porn': we've got it all wrong

Xi'an (Chine): Toyota’s Labor Model Used 2,200 Years Ago

Jeu de paume : "L'héritage du jeu des rois inadapté à la révolution"

Human mortality improvement in evolutionary context

New light on the philosophy of the ancient Cynics

Les noms de famille pour retracer cinq siècles de migrations en Italie

Amazonian tribal warfare

Chickahominy River (USA): The Chickahominy look back

Animals' role in westward expansion

- Hunting with fire appears to benefit Australia's small-mammal populations

Malaisie : How do Batek conceive their world and their place in it?

Troms (Norvège): Mystical marks in virgin forest explained

Tribal gathering celebrates unifying culture of an ancient game

The Gruesome History of Eating Corpses as Medicine

Facial expressions of emotion are not universal

Testosterone low, but responsive to competition, in Amazonian tribe

Bedouin Animal Sacrifice Rituals Provide Clues to Archaeological Remains

- Rethinking the social structure of ancient Eurasian nomads

Alnwick Castle (G-B) : The mysterious case of the (alleged) Alnwick zombie

Lac Eyazi (Tanzanie) : New study of hunter-gatherers suggests social networks sparked evolution of cooperation