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 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 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