SoS 180- Dr. Pollock on Monkey Pox, Chlamydia, and why people are so fussy about sex

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaAdolescence, Season 5, Sexual behavior, Sexually transmitted infections No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 180- Dr. Pollock on Monkey Pox, Chlamydia, and why people are so fussy about sex Chris sits down with Dr. Emily Pollock, a Prevention Effectiveness Fellow at the CDC in the Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, where she brings a more robust understanding of human behavior to the challenges … Read More

SoS 175- Dr. Alison Murray: Bones, puberty, and activity levels in human females

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaGrowth and development, Physical Activity, Puberty, Season 5 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 175- Dr. Alison Murray: Bones, puberty, and activity levels in human females Dr. Alison Murray joins Chris and Cara to discuss how activity levels during puberty have lifelong effects on bone structure in human females. ————————————————————————————– Dr. Murray’s research examines the evolutionary and behavioral mechanisms shaping variations in human bone … Read More

SoS 169- Andrea Silva-Caballero on Whether Technology Affects Adolescent Sleep

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaAdolescence, Behavioral ecology, Hunt Award Winner, Mexico, Season 5, Sleep, SoS Team No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 169- Andrea Silva-Caballero on Whether Technology Affects Adolescent Sleep Andrea Silva-Caballero completed her BA in Biological Anthropology in 2013 at the National School of Anthropology and History, Mexico City. Since then, she has specialized in medical anthropology with a focus on the pediatric population. She holds an MSc in Evolutionary … Read More

SoS 121- Pubertal Skeletal Indicators and The Black Death with Dr. Sharon DeWitte

April 7, 2021By Delaney GlassBioarchaeology, Biodemography, Black Death, Puberty, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 121- Pubertal Skeletal Indicators and The Black Death with Dr. Sharon DeWitte On this weeks episode, Chris and Cara talk with Dr. Sharon DeWitte who is a Professor at the University of South Carolina in the Department of Anthropology. Much of her work focuses on variation in mortality risks before … Read More

SoS 103 – A Chat with Renaissance Woman Delaney Glass

November 30, 2020By Theresa GildnerAdolescence, Growth and development, Life History Theory, Season 3, SoS Team, Stress No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 103 – A Chat with Renaissance Woman Delaney Glass This week we continue our series highlighting the work of the Sausage of Science producers. In this episode Cara chats with assistant producer Delaney Glass, a graduate student at the University of Washington. Delaney is broadly interested in human growth and … 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