Recent decades have seen rapid development of new analytical methods to investigate patterns of interspecific variation. Yet these cutting-edge statistical analyses often rely on data of questionable origin, varying accuracy, and weak comparability, which seem to have reduced the reproducibility of... Read more
Time spent in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) is a strong predictor of cardiovascular health, yet few humans living in industrialized societies meet current recommendations (150 min/week). Researchers have long suggested that human physiological requirements for... Read more
Douglas Rogers, associate professor of anthropology, has been awarded multiple prizes from the Association for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (ASEEES) for his book, The Depths of Russia: Oil, Power, and Culture after Socialism.
Rogers received ASEEES’s Davis Center Book Prize in... Read more
The Departments of Anthropology and African American Studies at Yale University seek to hire a scholar whose research and teaching interests focus on race and racial formation in the United States and/or Black Diaspora contexts. The appointment is scheduled to begin July 1st, 2017 and will be at... Read more
Abstract: Researchers have long been interested in the relationship between feeling what you believe others feel—often described as empathy—and caring about the welfare of others—often described as compassion or concern. Many propose that empathy is a prerequisite for concern and is therefore the... Read more
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The Department of Anthropology at Yale University seeks to hire a sociocultural or linguistic anthropologist into a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Topic and area specializations are open, and should complement the research and teaching interests of current faculty. The... Read more