Bronze Age Burial Sites Suggest Women Spread Culture More Than Men

We humans are unusual amongst primates: We're bipedal, we have a virtuosic proficiency for language, we're able to understand the mental states of others. Recent studies have also found that the social behavior of the sexes in ancient humans were probably unlike those of what we most often see today in the great apes — in at least some early humans, the males stayed put in one geographic area while females traveled around looking for new mates. Read more.

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