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Year of start: 2010
Subject: Biological Anthropology
Provisional Dissertation Title
The evolution of human cooperative and punitive behaviours: A phylogenetic comparative approach.
I am interested in the study of human behaviour from an evolutionary and comparative perspective. More specifically, I am interested in the evolution of cooperative and other-regarding behaviours in humans and other apes, and how these have in turn shaped the evolution of our life histories. For my PhD project, I am using phylogenetic comparative methods to investigate the evolution of cooperative and punitive behaviours in Bantu-speaking groups of Africa.
- The evolution of human cooperation and prosociality
- The evolution of human life histories
B.Sc Human Sciences, Durham University, 2008.
M.Phil Human Evolutionary Studies, Cambridge University, 2010.
Migliano, AB and Guillon, M (2012) The Effects of Mortality, Subsistence, and Ecology on Human Adult Height and Implications for Homo Evolution. Current Anthropology 53(S6): S359-S368.
Currie, TE; Meade, A; Guillon, M and Mace, R (2013) Cultural Phylogeography of the Bantu languages of sub-Saharan Africa. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280(1762): 20130695.