SoS 7 – Of Goldilocks & Baby Fat in Birth Weight (Liz Holdsworth & Larry Schell)

February 26, 2018By humbio-adminBirth weight, Health, Infancy, Season 1 No Comments

This episode is the third of our show format interviews of people with recent publications in the American Journal of Human Biology, the official journal of the Human Biology Association. It is in a way the special connections episode where we interview University at Albany PhD candidate, Elizabeth Holdsworth, and her advisor, Dr. Larry Schell. … Read More

SoS 6 – Stress, Sex, and Plague (Sharon DeWitte)

February 12, 2018By humbio-adminBioarchaeology, Black Death, Puberty, Season 1, Secular trend, Stress No Comments

In this episode, we talk to Dr. Sharon DeWitte, a bioarchaeologist and Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina. We talk about health improvements after Black Death in London, feminist bioarchaeology, and secular trends in age a menarche in mortuary remains. She has a new article in early view in AJHB called “Stress, sex, … Read More

SoS 5 – Don’t Fight that Cellulite (Cara Ocobock)

February 3, 2018By humbio-adminExtreme environments, Metabolism, Physical Activity, Season 1 No Comments

This episode is the premiere of our short format interviews of people with recent publications in the American Journal of Human Biology, the official journal of the Human Biology Association. Dr. Cara Ocobock is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University at Albany (SUNY) and co-host of this show. Chris suggested this idea to Cara, … Read More