Making Humans

The evolutionary anthropology of parenting and child development

Gwen Dewar, Ph.D., is a writer and anthropologist interested in how parents, peers, evolution, and cultural forces combine to shape the way kids learn and grow.

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About Making Humans

How do you make humans? Answers to this question come from a wide range of fields—anthropology, evolutionary biology, developmental biology, genetics, psychology, neuroscience, and even animal behavior. This blog takes a cross-disciplinary approach to child developent and parenting, with an eye towards improving the way we teach kids and respond to stress.  

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