Publications written by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Anthropology department.

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Submissions from 2018

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3D 360° Surface Morphometric Analysis of Pounding Stone Tools used by Hadza Foragers of Tanzania: A New Methodological Approach for Studying Percussive Stone Artefacts, Alfonso Benito-Calvo, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Sarah V. Livengood, Laura Sánchez-Romero, Adrián Martínez-Fernández, Ignacio de la Torre, and Michael Pante

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Placentophagy Among Women Planning Community Births in the United States: Frequency, Rationale, and Associated Neonatal Outcomes, Daniel C. Benyshek PhD; Melissa Cheyney Phd, CPM, LDM; Jennifer Brown; and Marit L. Bovbjerg

Communities of Weavers: A Methodology for Analyzing Textile and Cloth Production, Jacob L. Bongers, Colleen O'Shea, and Alan Farahani

Infant Co-sleeping Patterns and Maternal Sleep Quality among Hadza Hunter-gatherers, Alyssa N. Crittenden PhD, David R. Samson PhD, Kristen N. Herlosky MA, Ibrahim A. Mabulla MA, Audax Z. P. Mabulla PhD, and James J. McKenna PhD

A 2500-year Historical Ecology of Agricultural Production under Empire in Dhiban, Jordan, Alan Farahani

Review of Steve Stewart-Williams’s The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve, Peter B. Gray

Patterns and Predictors of Depressive Symptoms among Jamaican Fathers of Newborns, Peter B. Gray, Jody-Ann Reece, Charlene Coore-Desai, Twana Dinnall-Johnson, Sydonnie Pellington, Andre Bateman, and Maureen Samms-Vaughan

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Testing Men's Hormone Responses to Playing League of Legends: No Changes in Testosterone, Cortisol, DHEA or Androstenedione but Decreases in Aldosterone, Peter B. Gray, Jimmy Vuong, David Zava, and Timothy McHale

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History Meets Palaeoscience: Consilience and Collaboration in Studying Past Societal Responses to Environmental Change, John Haldon, Lee Mordechai, Timothy P. Newfield, Arlen F. Chase, Adam Izdebski, Piotr Guzowski, Inga Labuhn, and Neil Roberts

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History Meets Palaeoscience: Consilience and Collaboration in Studying Past Societal Responses to Environmental Change, John Haldon, Lee Mordechai, Timothy P. Newfield, Arlen F. Chase, Adam Izdebski, Piotr Guzowski, Inga Labuhn, and Neil Roberts

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History Meets Palaeoscience: Consilience and Collaboration in Studying Past Societal Responses to Environmental Change, John Haldon, Lee Mordechai, Timothy P. Newfield, Arlen F. Chase, Adam Izdebski, Piotr Guzowski, Inga Labuhn, and Neil Roberts

Changing Patterns of Interaction and Identity in Puebloan Settlements of Southern Nevada, Karen G. Harry

Interaction and Connectivity in the Greater Southwest, Karen G. Harry

A Content Analysis Of Testosterone Websites: Sex, Muscle, And Male Age-related Thematic Differences, N Ivanov, J Vuong, and P B. Gray

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Coalitional Physical Competition: Acute Salivary Steroid Hormone Responses among Juvenile Male Soccer Players in Hong Kong, Timothy S. McHale, Wai-chi Chee, Ka-chun Chan, David T. Zava, and Peter B. Gray

Acute Salivary Steroid Hormone Responses In Juvenile Boys And Girls To Non-physical Team Competition, T S. McHale, P B. Gray, K C. Chan, D T. Zava, and W C. Chee

Moral Judgments Of In-group And Out-group Harm In Post-conflict Urban And Rural Croatian Communities, M A. Moncrieff and P Lienard

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Cultural Grammar and the Cultural Linguistics Heritage from the Pre-Millennials an Argument for Scenarios, Gary B. Palmer

Primate Modularity And Evolution: First Anatomical Network Analysis Of Primate Head And Neck Musculoskeletal System, V Powell, B Esteve-Altava, J Molnar, B Villmoare, A Pettit, and R Diogo

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Using Residue Analysis to Explore Household Activities at the Harris Site, Mimbres Valley, New Mexico, Barbara Roth, Aaron Woods, Danielle Romero, Malka McNeely, and Mary Malainey

Does the Moon Influence Sleep in Small-scale Societies?, David R. Samson PhD, Alyssa N. Crittenden PhD, Ibrahim A. Mabulla MS, Audax Z. P. Mabulla PhD, and Charles L. Nunn PhD

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The Consequences of Human Land-Use Strategies during the PPNB-LN Transition: A Simulation Modelling Approach, Alan H. Simmons

Early Homo And The Role Of The Genus In Paleoanthropology, B Villmoare

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Negotiated Bonds: The Practice of Childfree Pet Parenting, Shelly Volsche

Submissions from 2017

Re-evaluating the Mimbres Region Prehispanic Chronometric Record, Roger Anyon, Darrell Creel, Patricia A. Gilman, Steven A. LeBlanc, Myles R. Miller, Stephen E. Nash, Margaret C. Nelson, Kathryn J. Putsavage, Barbara J. Roth, Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Jakob W. Sedig, and Christopher A. Turnbow

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Spread of Domestic Animals across Neolithic Western Anatolia: New Zooarchaeological Evidence from Uğurlu Höyük, the Island of Gökçeada, Turkey, Levent Atici, Suzanne E. Pilaar Birch, and Burçin Erdoğu

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Aerial Rotation Effects on Vertical Jump Performance among Highly Skilled Collegiate Soccer Players, Leland A. Barker, John R. Harry, Janet S. Dufek, and John A. Mercer

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Patterns of Animal Exploitation in Western Turkey from Palaeolithic Molluscs to Byzantine Elephants, Canan Cakirlar and Levent Atici

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Maya E Groups: Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the Maya Lowlands, Arlen F. Chase

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The Origins of Maya States, Arlen F. Chase

E Groups and the Rise of Complexity in the Southeastern Maya Lowlands, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

The Distribution and Significance of E Groups: A Historical Background and Introduction, Arlen F. Chase, A. S. Dowd, and D A. Freidel

Epilogue: E Groups and Their Significance to the Ancient Maya, Diane Z. Chase, P. A. McAnany, and J. A. Sabloff

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Current Views on Hunter-gatherer Nutrition, Alyssa N. Crittenden and Stephanie L. Schnorr

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Current Views on Hunter-gatherer Nutrition and the Evolution of the Human Diet, Alyssa N. Crittenden and Stephanie L. Schnorr

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Oral Health in Transition: The Hadza Foragers of Tanzania, Alyssa N. Crittenden, John Sorrentino, Sheniz A. Moonie, Mika Peterson, Audax Mabulla, and Peter S. Ungar

Sex Differences: Mate Preferences after Having Children, Michelle Escasa-Dorne, Carol Franco, and Peter B. Gray

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Women Express a Preference for Feminized Male Faces after Giving Birth, Michelle J. Escasa Dorne, Heidi Manlove, and Peter B. Gray

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Do Step- and Biological Grandparents Show Differences in Investment and Emotional Closeness with Their Grandchildren?, Peter B. Gray and Elizabeth Brogdon

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A Review of Ruman Male Field Studies of Hormones and Behavioral Reproductive Effort, Peter B. Gray, Timothy S. McHale, and Justin M. Carré

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Development of Human Sociosexual Behavior, Peter B. Gray and Matthew H. McIntyre

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Testosterone and Jamaican Fathers: Exploring Links to Relationship Dynamics and Paternal Care, Peter B. Gray, Jody Reece, Charlene Coore Desai, Twana Dinall, Sydonnie Pellington, and Maureen Samms Vaughan

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A Distribution Analysis of the Central Maya lowlands Ecoinformation Network: Its Rises, Falls, and Changes, Joel D. Gunn, Vernon L. Scarborough, William J. Folan, Christian Isendahl, Arlen F. Chase, Jeremy A. Sabloff, and Beniamino Volta

Shaping Identity in the Prehispanic Southwest, Karen Harry and James Watson

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Hominin Track Assemblages from Okote Member Deposits near Ileret, Kenya, and Their Implications for Understanding Fossil Hominin Paleobiology at 1.5 Ma, Kevin G. Hatala, Neil T. Roach, Kelly R. Ostrofsky, Roshna E. Wunderlich, Heather L. Dingwall, Brain A. Villmoare, David J. Green, David R. Braun, John W.K. Harris, Anna K. Behrensmeyer, and Brian G. Richmond

Life Beyond the Boundaries, Sarah Herr and Karen G. Harry

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A Natural History of the Drag Queen Phenomenon, Michael Moncrieff and Pierre Lienard

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Chronotype Variation Drives Night-time Sentinel-like Behaviour in Hunter – gatherers, David R. Samson, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Ibrahim A. Mabulla, Audax Z.P. Mabulla, and Charles L. Nunn

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Hadza Sleep Biology: Evidence for Flexible Sleep-wake Patterns in Hunter-gatherers, David R. Samson, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Ibrahim A. Mabulla, Audax Z.P. Mabulla, and Charles L. Nunn

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The Evolution of Human Sleep: Technological and Cultural Innovation Associated with Sleep-wake Regulation among Hadza Hunter-gatherers, David R. Samson, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Ibrahim A. Mabulla, Audax Z.P. Mabulla, and P

Applying the Index of Care to the Case Study of a Bronze Age Teenager Who Lived with Paralysis, Alecia Schrenk and Debra L. Martin

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Toddlers in Transition: Linear Enamel Hypoplasias in the Hadza of Tanzania, P. S. Ungar, Alyssa N. Crittenden, and J. C. Rose

Australopithecus Africanus, Brian A. Villmoare

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A Comparison of Mothers and Childfree Women on the Common Characteristics of Romantic Love, Shelly Volsche

Submissions from 2016

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Hunter-gatherer Males are More Risk-seeking than Females, Even in Late Childhood, C L. Apicella, Alyssa Crittenden, and V A. Tobolsky

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Small-scale Societies Exhibit Fundamental Variation in the Role of Intentions in Moral Judgment, H C. Barrett, A Bolyanatz, Alyssa Crittenden, D MT Fessler, S Fitzpatrick, M Gurven, J Henrich, M Kanovsky, G Kushnick, A Pisor, B A. Scelza, S Stich, C Von Rueden, W Zhao, and S Laurence

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Eat First, Share Later: Hadza Hunter-gatherer Men Consume More while Foraging than in Central Places, J. Colette Berbesque, Brian M. Wood, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Audax Z.P. Mabulla, and Frank W. Marlowe

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Caracol, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

Caracol - Dynastic History, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

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Caracol-dynastic History, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

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Ground Survey Techniques, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

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LIDAR, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

The Ancient Maya City: Anthropogenic Landscapes, Settlement Archaeology, and Caracol, Belize, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

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Urbanism and Anthropogenic Landscapes, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

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Progression and Issues in the Mesoamerican Geospatial Revolution: An Introduction, Arlen F. Chase, Kathryn Reese-Taylor, Juan C. Fernandez-Diaz, and Diane Z. Chase

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Caracol, Belize, and Changing Perceptions of Ancient Maya Society, Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase

Ethnobotany in Evolutionary Perspective: Wild Plants in Diet Composition and Daily Use among Hadza Hunter-gatherers, Alyssa N. Crittenden

Multiple Perspectives on the Evolution of Childhood, Alyssa N. Crittenden

Childhood: Origins, Evolution, and Implications, Alyssa N. Crittenden

Emerging Issues in the Evolution of Human Childhood:, Alyssa N. Crittenden

To Share or Not to Share? Social Processes of Learning to Share Food among Hadza Hunter-gatherer Children, Alyssa N. Crittenden

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Review: The Shape of Thought: How Mental Adaptations Evolve by H. Clark Barrett, Peter B. Gray

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Review: Why Sex Matters: A Darwinian Look at Human Behavior, Revised Edition, Peter B. Gray

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Romantic and Dating Behaviors among Single Parents in the United States, Peter B Gray, C Y. Franco, J R. Garcia, A N. Gesselman, and H E. Fisher

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Effects of Human Maternal Placentophagy on Maternal Postpartum Iron Status: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study, Laura K. Gryder, Sharon M. Young, David Zava, Wendy Norris, Chad L. Cross, and Daniel C. Benyshek

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Footprints Reveal Direct Evidence of Group Behavior and Locomotion in Homo erectus, K G. Hatala, N T. Roach, K R. Ostrofsky, R E. Wunderlich, H L. Dingwall, Brian Villmoare, D J. Green, J W.K. Harris, D R. Braun, and B G. Richmond

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Growing the Maya Social-Ecological System from the Bottom Up, Scott Heckbert, Christian Isendahl, Joel Gunn, Simon Brewer, Vernon Scarborough, Arlen F. Chase, Diane Z. Chase Robert, Costanza, Nicholas Dunning, Timothy Beach Sheryl, Luzzader-Beach, David Lentz, and Paul Sinclair

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Growing the Ancient Maya Social-Ecological System from the Bottom Up, Scott Heckbert, Christian Isendahl, Joel D. Gunn, Simon Brewer, Vernon L. Scarborough, Arlen F. Chase, Diane Z. Chase, Robert Costanza, Nicholas Dunning, Timothy Beach, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, David Lentz, and Paul Sinclair

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Examining Style in Virgin Branch Corrugated Ceramics, Shannon Horton and Karen Harry

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The State of Research on Urban Chinese Ethnicity: Urban Mongols, William Jankowiak and B Shurentana

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Modelling the Diffusion of Pottery Technologies across Afro-Eurasia: Emerging Insights and Future Research, P Jordan, Kevin Gibbs, P Hommel, H Piezonka, F Silva, and J Steele

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From Australopithecus to Homo: The Transition that Wasn’t, W H. Kimbel and Brian Villmoare

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Natural Theology, Verification, and Growth of Knowledge, Pierre Lienard

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Hard Times in Dry Lands: Making Meaning of Violence in the Ancient Southwest, Debra L. Martin

New Directions in Biocultural Anthropology, Debra L. Martin

Introduction, Debra L. Martin and Molly Zuckerman

Broken Bodies and Broken Bones: Biocultural Approaches to Ancient Slavery and Torture, Debra Martin and Anna Osterholtz

The Next Generation, Debra Martin and Molly Zuckerman

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Pleistocene Footprints Show Intensive Use of Lake Margin Habitats by Homo erectus Groups, N T. Roach, K G. Hatala, K R. Ostrofsky, Brian Villmoare, J S. Reeves, A Du, D R. Braun, J W.K. Harris, A K. Behrensmeyer, and B G. Richmond

The Significance of "Persistent Places" in Shaping Regional Settlement History: The Case of the Mimbres Mogollon, Barbara Roth

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What is Segmented Sleep? Actigraphy Field Validation for Daytime Sleep and Nighttime Wake, D R. Samson, G M. Yetish, Alyssa Crittenden, I A. Mabulla, A Z.P. Mabulla, and C L. Nunn

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Impact of Brief Roasting on Starch Gelatinization in Whole Foods and Implications for Plant Food Nutritional Ecology in Human Evolution, Stephanie L. Schnorr, Alyssa N. Crittenden, and Amanda G. Henry

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Differential Diagnosis of a Progressive Neuromuscular Disorder using Bioarchaeological and Biogeochemical Evidence from a Bronze Age Skeleton in the UAE, Alecia Schrenk, L A. Gregoricka, Debra Martin, and D T. Potts

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The Evolutionary Origin and Population History of the Grauer Gorilla, M W. Tocheri, R Dommain, S C. McFarlin, S E. Burnett, D Troy-Case, C M. Orr, N T. Roach, Brian Villmoare, A B. Eriksen, D C. Kalthoff, S Senck, Z Assefa, C P. Groves, and W L. Jungers

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Fecal Metabolome of the Hadza Hunter-gatherers: A Host-microbiome Integrative View, S Turroni, J Fiori, S Rampelli, S L. Schnorr, C Consolandi, M Barone, E Biagi, F Fanelli, M Mezzullo, Alyssa Crittenden, A G. Henry, P Brigidi, and M Candela

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Enterocyte Associated Microbiome of the Hadza Hunter-gatherers, Silvia Turroni, Simone Rampelli, Manuela Centanni, Stephanie L. Schnorr, Clarissa Consolandi, Marco Severgnini, Clelia Peano Matteo, Soverini, Mirella Falconi, Alyssa N. Crittenden Amanda, G. Henry, Patrizia Brigidi, and Marco Candela

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Enterocyte-associated Microbiome of the Hadza Hunter-gatherers, S Turroni, S Rampelli, M Centanni, S L. Schnorr, C Consolandi, M Severgnini, C Peano, M Soverini, M Falconi, Alyssa Crittenden, A G. Henry, P Brigidi, and M Candela

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Presence and Concentration of 17 Hormones in Human Placenta Processed for Encapsulation and Consumption, Sharon M. Young, Laura K. Gryder, David Zava, David W. Kimball, and Daniel C. Benyshek

A Biocultural Tribute to a Biocultural Scholar, Molly Zuckerman and Debra Martin

The Development of Biocultural Perspectives in Anthropology, Molly Zuckerman and Debra Martin