Author: Penny Spikins

The Evolutionary Enigma of the Human Eyebrow

Penny Spikins , May 3rd, 2018

[no-caption] Pexels This article was originally published at The Conversation and has been republished under Creative Commons. Eyebrows. We all have them, but what are they actually for? …


Compassion Sets Humans Apart

Penny Spikins , November 16th, 2017

When considering the question of whether humans are a naturally aggressive and violent species, it might be good to take a deep breath and have a look at…


What Role Did Autism Play in Human Evolution?

Penny Spikins , May 9th, 2017

The story of human origins is much more varied and complex than we often recognize. Biswarup Ganguly/Wikimedia Commons This article was originally published at The Conversation and has be…