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Agent-based models as behavioral laboratories for evolutionary anthropological research
(Arizona Anthropologist, 2006)
Agent-based models can provide paleoanthropologists with a view of behavioral dynamics and site formation processes as they unfold in digital caricatures of past societies and paleoenvironments. This paper argues that the ...
What serves as evidence for the presence (or absence) of Pleistocene language?
(Journal of Anthropological Sciences, 2013)
Benítez-Burraco & Barceló-Coblijn present some good reasons for showing caution before interpreting evidence for the introgression of DNA from “archaic” human populations, such as Neandertals and Denisovans, into anatomically ...
Modeling Effects of Local Extinctions on Culture Change and Diversity in the Paleolithic
(Public Library of Science, 2010)
The persistence of early stone tool technologies has puzzled archaeologists for decades. Cognitively based explanations, which presume either lack of ability to innovate or extreme conformism, do not account for the totality ...