The Grandmother Hypothesis

The Grandmother Hypothesis

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 147 , Segment 2

Episode: EB-5 Visas, Grandmothers, TSA Uniforms, President Truman

  • Sep 23, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 24:53 mins

Guest: Kristen Hawkes, Ph.D., Anthropology Professor at the University of Utah  The nurturing instinct of grandmothers has been a driving factor in human evolution.  University of Utah anthropologist Kristen Hawkes has been developing this “Grandmother Hypothesis “ for years and recently added a new benefit to the list of things grandmas have done for humans:  She says they’re responsible for the male  tendency to pair up, rather than mate with multiple partners.

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