The Grandmother Hypothesis
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined
- 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.