UMMAA curator Brian Stewart's research is featured, along with that of four other archaeologists, in the cover story of the newest issue of New Scientist. The piece, titled “Survival of the Friendliest: Why Homo Sapiens Outlived Other Humans,” deals with emerging evidence that hyper-sociality, expansive empathy and processes of so-called “self-domestication” were prime movers in our species’ evolutionary success story.

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