Research

Family Demography Publications

Frogge, H., Jones, R. A., Angedakin, S., Busobozi, R., Kabagambe, P., Angwela, F. O., Thompson González, N., & Brown, M. 2022. 
"Constraints on population growth of blue monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis) in Kibale National Park, Uganda. "
Behaviour, 159(10), 961-987. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/1568539X-bja10160
Boddy AM, Rupp S, Yu Z, Hanson H, Aktipis A, Smith K. 2022. In press. 
"Early life adversity, reproductive history, and breast cancer risk. "
Evolution, Medicine and Public Health. 
Gatz, M., Mack, W., Chui, H., Law, M., Barisano, G., Sutherland, M.L., Sutherland, J.D., Eid Rodriguez, D., Quispe Gutierrez, R., Bani Cuata, J., Borenstein, A., Walters, E., Irimia, A., Rowan, C., Wann, L.S., Allam, A., Thompson, R., Miyamoto, M., Michalik, D., Cummings, D., Seabright, E., Garcia, A., Hooper, P., Kraft, T., Finch, C., Thomas, G., Stieglitz, J., Trumble, B., Gurven, M., Kaplan, H. 2022. 
"Prevalence of dementia and mild cognitive impairment in indigenous Bolivian forager-horticulturalists. "
Alzheimers & Dementia. 
Kilgallen JA, Schaffnit SB, Kumogola Y, Galura A, Urassa M. Lawson DW. (in press). 
"Positive correlation between women’s status and intimate partner violence suggests violence backlash in Mwanza, Tanzania. "
Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Davison, R., & Gurven, M. 2022. 
"The importance of elders: Extending Hamilton’s force of selection to include intergenerational transfers. "
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(28), e2200073119.
Abegglen LM, Harrison TM, Moresco A, Fowles JS, Troan BV, Kiso WK, Schmitt D, Boddy AM, Schiffman JD. 2022. In press. 
"Of elephants and other mammals: A comparative review of reproductive tumors and potential impact on conservation. "
Animals. 2022 In Press.
Brown, M., Steinitz, R., & Emery Thompson, M. (2022).
"Wins and losses in intergroup conflicts reflect energy balance in red-tailed monkeys."
 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 377(1851), 20210152.  https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2021.0152
Davis, H., Gurven, M., Cashdan, E. 2022. 
"Navigational experience and the preservation of spatial abilities into old age among a tropical forager-farmer population. "
Topics in Cognitive Science. 
Halsey, L.H., Careau, V., Gurven, M., Speakman, J.R. 2022. 
"Variability in energy expenditure is much greater in males than females. "
J of Human Evolution.
Dujon AM, Boutry J, Tissot S, Lemaitre JF, Boddy AM, Gerard A, Alvergne A, Arnal A, Vincze O, Nicolas D, Giraudeau M, Telonis-Scott M, Schultz A, Pujol P, Biro P, Beckmann C, Hamede R, Roche B, Ujvari B, Thomas F. 2022. 
"Cancer susceptibility as a cost of reproduction and contributor to life history evolution. "
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 10 (2022): 861103.
Davison, R., Gurven, M. 2022. 
"The importance of elders: extending Hamilton’s force of selection to include intergenerational transfers. "
PNAS 119(28):e2200073119.
Natterson-Horowitz B, Boddy AM, Zimmerman, D. 2022. 
"Female Health Across the Tree of Life: Insights at the Intersection of Women's Health, One Health and Planetary Health. "
PNAS nexus 1.2 (2022): pgac044.
Wallace, I.J., Kraft, T.S., Venkataraman, V.V., Davis, H.E., Holowka, N.B., Harris, A.R., Lieberman, D.E., Gurven, M. 2022. 
"Cultural variation in running techniques among non-industrial societies. "
Evolutionary Human Sciences 4:e14.
Holowka, N.B., Kraft, T.S., Wallace, I.J., Gurven, M., Venkataraman, V. 2022. 
"Forest terrains influence walking kinematics among the Amazonian Tsimane. "
Evolutionary Human Sciences.
Vincze O, Colchero F, Lemaitre JF, Conde D, Pavard S, Bieuville M, Urrutia AO, Ujvari B, Boddy AM, Maley CC, Thomas F, Giraudeau M. 2022. 
"Cancer risk across mammals. Nature."
601.7892 263-267
Zhang, X., Yamada, Y., Gurven, M., IAEA DLW database consortium. 2022. 
"Human total, basal and activity energy expenditures are independent of ambient environmental temperature. "
iScience 25:104682.
Durkee, P.K., Lukaszewski, A.W., von Rueden, C.R., Gurven, M.D., Buss, D.M., Tucker-Drob, E.M. 2022. 
"Niche diversity predicts personality structure across 115 nations. "
Psychological Science 33(2):285-298. 
Rimbach, R., Yamada, Y., Gurven, M. 2022.  
"IAEA DLW Database Consortium. Total energy expenditure is repeatable in adults but not associated with short-term changes in body composition. "
Nature Communications 13:99.
Lea, A.J., Waigwa, C., Muhoya, B., Lotukoi, F., Peng, J., Henry, L.P., Abhyankar, V., Kamau, J., Martins, D., Gurven, M., Ayroles, J.F. 2021. 
"Socioeconomic status effects on health vary between rural and urban Turkana. "
Evolution, Medicine & Public Health 9:406-419, eoab39. [“Editor’s choice” article] 
Schneider-Crease, I., Blackwell, A.D., Kraft, T.S., Emery Thompson, M., Maldonado Suarez, I., Stieglitz, J., Kaplan, H., Snyder-Mackler, N., Gurven, M.*, Kaplan, H.*, Trumble, B*. 2021. 
"Helminth infection is associated with dampened cytokine responses to viral and bacterial stimulations in Tsimane hunter-horticulturalists. "
Evolution, Medicine & Public Health 9:349-359, eoab035. (*=co-senior author). 
LO O’Donnell, EC Hill, AS Anderson, HJH Edgar. 2021. 
"A biological approach to adult sex differences in skeletal indicators of childhood stress. "
American Journal of Biological Anthropology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24424
Tollis M, Ferris E, Campbell M, Harris V, Rupp S, Harrison T, Kiso WK, Schmitt D, Aktipis A, Maley C, Boddy AM, Yandell M, Sciffman JD, Abegglen LM. 2021.
"Elephant genome reveal accelerated evolution in mechanisms underlying disease defenses. "
Molecular Biology and Evolution. 38.9 3606-3620.
Kraft, T., Venkataraman, V., Wallace, I., Holowka, N., Raichlen, D., Wood, B., Gurven, M.*, Pontzer, H.* 2021. 
"The energetics of uniquely human subsistence strategies. "
Science 374: eabf0130. (*=co-senior)
Westerterp, K., Yamada, Y., Gurven, M., Speakman, J., IAEA DLW Database Consortium (82 authors). 2021. 
"Physical activity and fat-free mass during growth and in later life"
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 114(5):1583-1589.
Ujvari B, Dujon A, Aktipis A, Alix-Panabières C, Amend S, Boddy AM, Brown J, Capp JP, DeGregori J, Ewald P, Gatenby R, Gerlinger M, Giraudeau M, Hamede R, Hansen E, Kareva I, Maley CC, Marusyk A, McGranahan N, Metzger M, Nedelcu A, Noble R, Nunney L, Pienta K, Polyak K, Pujol P, Read A, Roche B, Sebens S, Solary E, Stanková K, Thomas F, Ewald HS. 2021. 
"Identifying key questions in the ecology and evolution of cancer. "
Evolutionary applications 14.4: 877-892.
Gunst A, Sudén M, Korja R, Boddy AM, Kotler J, Paavonen EJ, Karlsson L, Karlsson H, Antfolk J. 2021. 
"Postpartum depression and mother-offspring conflict over maternal investment. "
Evolution, Medicine and Public Health. 9.1: 11-23.
García, A.R., Finch, C.E., Gatz, M., Kraft, T.S., Cummings, D., Charifson, M., Eid Rodriguez, D., Buetow, K., Beheim, B., Allayee, H., Thomas, G.S., Stieglitz, J., Gurven, M.*., Kaplan, H.*., Trumble, B.T*. 2021.
"APOE4 is associated with elevanted blood lipids and lower levels of innate immune biomarkers in a tropical Amerindian population. "
eLife 10:e68231. (*=co-corresponding author)
Careau, V., Halsey, L., Gurven, M., Yoshida, T., Speakman, J., IAEA DLW Database Consortium (82 authors). 2021. 
"Energy compensation and adiposity in humans. "
Current Biology 31:1-8.
Marques C, Compton Z, Boddy AM. 2021. 
"Connecting paleopathology and evolutionary medicine to cancer research: past and present. "
Evolving Health: Paleopathology and Evolutionary Medicine, Oxford University Press. 
Martin, M., Gurven, M. 2021. 
"Traditional and biomedical maternal and neonatal care practices in a rural indigenous population of the Bolivian Amazon. "
Global Public Health: 1-15. doi:10.1080/17441692.2021.1882531.
Pontzer, H., Yamada, Y., Gurven, M., Speakman, J., IAEA DLW Database Consortium (82 authors). 2021. 
"Daily energy expenditure through the human life course. "
Science 373:808-812.
Anderson, A.S., Sutherland, M.L., O’Donnell, L., Hill, E., Hunt, D.R., Blackwell, A.D., Gurven, M.D. 2021. 
"Do computed tomography findings agree with traditional osteological examination? The case of porous cranial lesions. "
International Journal of Paleopathology 33:209-219.
Speakman, J. R., Yamada, Y., Sagayama, H., Berman, E. S., Ainslie, P. N., Andersen, L. F., ... & Wong, W. W. 2021. 
"A standard calculation methodology for human doubly labeled water studies. "
Cell Reports Medicine, 2(2), 100203.
Rowan, C., Eskander, M., Seabright, E., Eid Rodriguez, D., Cortez Linares, E., Quispe Gutierrez, R., Copajira Adrian, J., Cummings, D., Beheim, B., Tolstrup, K., Achrekar, A., Kraft, T., Michalik, D., Miyamoto, M., Allam, A., Wann, L.S., Narula, J., Trumble, B., Stieglitz, J., Thompson, R., Thomas, G., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. 2021. 
"Very low prevalence and incidence of atrial fibrillation among Bolivian forager-farmers. "
Annals of Global Health 87(1):18. 
Jaeggi, A., Blackwell, A.D., von Rueden, C., Trumble, B., Stieglitz, J., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. 2021. 
"Do wealth and inequality associate with health in a small-scale subsistence society? "
eLife 10:e59437.
Davison, R., Gurven, M. 2021. 
"Human uniqueness? Life history diversity among small-scale societies and chimpanzees. "
PLoS ONE 16(2): e0239170. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0239170
Irimia, A., Chaudhari, N.N., Robles, D. Rostowsky, B., Maher, A., Chowdhury, N., Calvillo, M., Ngo, V., Gatz, M., Mack, W., Law, M., Sutherland, M.L., Sutherland, J.D., Rowan, C., Wann, L.S., Allam, A., Thompson, R., Michalik, D., Cummings, D., Seabright, E., Alami, S., Garcia, A., Hooper, P., Stieglitz, J., Trumble, B., Gurven, M., Thomas, G., Finch, C., Kaplan, H. 2021. 
"The indigenous South American Tsimane exhibit relatively modest decrease in brain volume with age despite high systemic inflammation. "
J. of Gerontology: Series A Biological Sciences glab138.
Gans, B., Neunuebel, A., Umbarger, L., Trumble, B., Cummings, D., Wann, S.L., Lehenbauer, K., Mahadev, A., Eid Rodriguez, D., Michalik, D., Rowan, C., Stieglitz, J., Gurven, M., Kaplan, H., Thomas, G., Thompson, R. 2021. 
"High prevalence of sternal foramina in indigenous Bolivians Compared to Midwest Americans and Indigenous North Americans. "
Anatomical Science International. 
Hodges-Simeon, C., Albert, G., Richardson, G.B., McHale, T.S., Weinberg, S.M., Gurven, M., Gaulin, S. 2021. 
"Was facial width-to-height ratio subject to sexual selection pressures? A life course approach. "
PLoS ONE 16(3): e0240284. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0240284
Lawson, D., Schaffnit, S., Kilgallen, J., Kumogola, Y., Galura, A., & Urassa, M. 2021. 
"He for she? Variation and exaggeration in men's support for women's empowerment in northern Tanzania. "
Evolutionary Human Sciences, 3, E27. doi:10.1017/ehs.2021.23
Ujvari B, Dujon A, Aktipis A, Alix-Panabières C, Amend S, Boddy AM, Brown J, Capp JP, DeGregori J, Ewald P, Gatenby R, Gerlinger M, Giraudeau M, Hamede R, Hansen E, Kareva I, Maley CC, Marusyk A, McGranahan N, Metzger M, Nedelcu A, Noble R, Nunney L, Pienta K, Polyak K, Pujol P, Read A, Roche B, Sebens S, Solary E, Stanková K, Thomas F, Ewald HS. 2021. 
"Identifying key questions in the ecology and evolution of cancer. "
Evolutionary applications 14.4 877-892. 
Tollis M, Ferris E, Campbell M, Harris V, Rupp S, Harrison T, Kiso WK, Schmitt D, Aktipis A, Maley C, Boddy AM, Yandell M, Sciffman JD, Abegglen LM. 2021. 
"Elephant genome reveals insights into differences in disease susceptibility between species. "
Molecular Biology and Evolution 
Gunst A, Sudén M, Korja R, Boddy AM, Kotler J, Paavonen EJ, Karlsson L, Karlsson H, Antfolk J. 2021.
"Postpartum depression and mother-offspring conflict over maternal investment. "
Evolution, Medicine and Public Health. 9.1 11-23. 
WC McCool, AS Anderson, DJ Kennett. 2021.
"Using a multimethod life history approach to navigate the osteological paradox: A case study from Prehispanic Nasca, Peru. "
American Journal of Physical Anthropology. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.24279
AS Anderson, ML Sutherland, LO O’Donnell, EC Hill, DR Hunt, AD Blackwell, MD Gurven. 2021. 
"Do computed tomography findings agree with traditional osteological examination? The case of porous cranial lesions. "
International Journal of Paleopathology.  https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1d2al6hTLQgXap
Davison, R., and M. Gurven. 2021.
"Human uniqueness? Life history diversity among small-scale societies and chimpanzees. "
PloS one 16.2 (2021): e0239170.
Lawson DW, Schaffnit SB, Hassan A, & Urassa M. 2021. 
" Shared interests or sexual conflict? Spousal age gap, women’s wellbeing and fertility in rural Tanzania. "
Evolution and Human Behavior. 42: 165-175 
Schaffnit SB, Urassa M, Wamoyi J, Dardoumpa M, & Lawson DW. 2021. 
"“I have never seen something like that”: Discrepancies between lived experiences and the global health concept of child marriage in northern Tanzania. "
PLOS ONE. 16(4): e024920. 
Schaffnit SB & Lawson DW. 2021. 
"Married too young? The behavioral ecology of 'child marriage'. "
Social Sciences. 10: 161
Urassa M, Lawson DW, Wamoyi J, Gurmu E, Gibson MA, Madhivanan P, Placek C. 2021. 
"Cross-cultural research must prioritize equitable collaboration. "
Nature Human Behaviour. 5:668-671. 
Boddy AM, Harrison T, Abegglen LM. 2020.
"Comparative Oncology: New Insights into an ancient disease. "
iScience 101373. 
Somarelli JA, Boddy AM, Gardner H, Bartholf DeWitt S, Tuyohy J, Megquier K, Sheth MU, Hsu D, Thorne JL, Eward WC. 2020. 
"Improving cancer drug discovery by studying cancer across the tree of life. "
Molecular Biology and Evolution 37.1: 11-17. 
Boddy AM, Abegglen LM, Pessier AP, Schiffman JD, Maley C, Witte C. 2020. 
"Lifetime cancer prevalence and life history traits in mammals. "
Evolution, Medicine and Public Health 187-195.
Somarelli JA, Gardner H, Cannataro VL, Gunady EF, Boddy AM, Johnson NA, Fisk JN, Gaffney SG, Chuang JH, Li S, Ciccarelli FD. 2020. 
"Molecular biology and evolution of cancer: from discovery to action. "
Molecular Biology and Evolution, 37(2), 320-326. 
Boddy AM, Abegglen LM, Schiffman JD, Maley CC, Witte C. 2020. 
"Does placental invasiveness lead to higher rates of malignant transformation in mammals? "
Evolution, Medicine and Public Health 215-216.
Campenni M, May AN, Boddy AM, Harris V, Nedelcu AM. 2020. 
"Agent‐based modelling reveals strategies to reduce the fitness and metastatic potential of circulating tumour cell clusters. "
Evolutionary Applications. 
Sprockett, D.D., Martin, M., Costello, E.K., Burns, A., Holmes, S.P., Gurven, M., Relman, D. 2020. 
"Microbiota assembly, structure, and dynamics among Tsimane horticulturalists of the Bolivian Amazon. "
Nature Communications 11:3772.
Gurven, M., Davison, R.†, Kraft, T.†. 2020. 
"The optimal timing of teaching and learning across the life course. "
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 375: 20190500. + SUPPLEMENT
Kaplan, H., Trumble, B., Stieglitz, J., Mendez, R., Gutierrez Cayuba, M., Maito Moye, L., Alami, S.*, Kraft, T.†, Quispe Gutierrez, R., Copajira Adrian, J., Thompson, R., Thomas, G., Michalik, D., Eid Rodriguez, D., Gurven, M. 2020. 
"Voluntary collective isolation as a best response to COVID-19 for indigenous populations? A case study and protocol from the Bolivian Amazon. "
Lancet 395:1727-1734.   
Gurven, M., Lieberman, D. 2020. 
"WEIRD bodies? Mismatch, medicine and the future of human health. "
Evolution & Human Behavior.
Wood, J.K., Saucier, G., Gurven, M., Goldberg, L. 2020. 
"Ubiquitous personality-trait concepts in 13 diverse and isolated languages: a cluster-classification approach. "
European Journal of Personality 34:164-179.
Dinkel, K., Costa, M., Kraft, T., Stieglitz, J., Cummings, D., Gurven, M., Kaplan, H., Trumble, B. 2020.
"Relationship of sanitation, water boiling, and mosquito nets to health biomarkers in a rural subsistence population. 2020. "
American Journal of Human Biology 32(1):e23356.
Koster, J., McElreath, R., Hill, K., Yu, D., Shepard, G., van Vliet, N., Gurven, M., Trumble, B., Bliege Bird, R., Bird, D., Codding, B., Coad, L., Pacheco-Cobos, L., Winterhalder, B., Lupo, K., Schmitt, D., Sillitoe, P., Franzen, M., Alvard, M., Venkataraman, V., Kraft, T., Endicott, K., Beckerman, S., Marks, S., Headland, T., Pangau-Adam, M., Siren, A., Kramer, K., Greaves, R., Reyes-Garcia, V., Gueze, M., Duda, R., Fernandez-Llamazares, A., Gallois, S., Napitupulu, L., Ellen, R., Ziker, J., Nielsen, M., Ready, E., Healy, C., Ross, C. 2020. 
"Life history of human foraging: cross-cultural and individual variation. "
Science Advances 6: eaax9070. + SUPPLEMENT
Alami, S.*, von Rueden, C., Seabright, E.*, Kraft, T.S.†, Blackwell, A.D., Stieglitz, J., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. 2020. 
"High social status is associated with child health among women, but not men, in a horticulturalist population. "
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287: 20192783. + SUPPLEMENT
Lukaszewski, A., Gurven, M., von Rueden, C., Smaldino, P. 2020. 
"Toward integration of the niche diversity hypothesis with other explanations for personality covariation. Reply to Međedović. "
Social Psychological and Personality Science 11(4):574-576.
Stieglitz, J., Hooper, P., Trumble, B., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. 2020. 
"Productivity loss associated with physical disability in a contemporary small-scale subsistence population. "
eLife 9:e62883.
Kraft, T., Trumble, B., Kaplan, H., Garcia, A., Stieglitz, J., Gurven, M. 2020. 
"Multi-system physiological dysregulation and ageing in a subsistence population. "
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 375:20190610. 
Hové, C., Trumble, B., Anderson, A., Stieglitz, J., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M., Blackwell, A. 2020. 
"Immune function during pregnancy varies between ecologically distinct populations. "
Evolution, Medicine & Public Health 2020:114-128.
Gurven, M., Kraft, T., Alami, S., Copajira Adrian, J., Cortez Linares, E., Cummings, D., Eid Rodriguez, D., Hooper, P., Jaeggi, A., Quispe Gutierrez, R., Maldonado Suarez, I., Seabright, E., Kapan, H., Stieglitz, J., Trumble, B. 2020. 
"Rapidly declining core body temperature in a tropical human population. "
Science Advances 6: eabc6599. 
García, A.R., Trumble, B., Kraft, T., Murillo, S., Marquez, M., Gurven, M., Blackwell, A.D. 2020. 
"Does exposure to parasites modify relationships between diurnal cortisol and leukocytes among Honduran women? "
American Journal of Physical Anthropology 173:463-479.
Gurven, M. 2020. 
"Greater humility can help expand evolutionary social science. "
Evolution and Human Behavior 40:456-457. 
Carrera-Bastos, P., Fontes-Villalba, M., Gurven, M., Muskiet, F.A.J., Åkerfeldt, T., Lindblad, U., Råstam, L., Frostegård, J., Shapira, Y., Shoenfeld, Y., Granfeldt, Y., Sundquist, K., Jönsson, T. 2020. 
"C-reactive protein in traditional Melanesians on Kitava. "
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 20:524.
Lea, A., Martins, D., Kamau, J., Gurven, M., Ayroles, J.F. 2020. 
"Market integration and urbanization have strong non-linear effects on metabolic health in the Turkana."
Science Advances 6:eabb1430.
García, A.R., Blackwell, A.D., Trumble, B., Cortez Linares, E., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. 2020. 
"Evidence for height and immune function trade-offs among pre-adolescents in a high pathogen population. "
Evolution, Medicine & Public Health 2020:86-99.
Curtin, C.M., Barrett, C., Bolyanatz, A., Crittenden, A., Fessler, D.M., Fitzpatrick, S., Gurven, M., Kanovsky, M., Kushnick, G., Laurence, S., Pisor, A., Scelza, B., Stich, S., von Rueden, C., Zhao, W., Henrich, J. 2020. 
"Kinship intensity and the use of mental states in moral judgment across societies. "
Evolution & Human Behavior 40:415-429.
Berg V, Lawson DW, Rotkirch A. 2020. 
"Financial opportunity costs and deaths among close kin are independently associated with reproductive timing in a contemporary high-income society. "
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.
Lawson DW, Lynes R, Morris A & Schaffnit SB. 2020. 
"What does the American public know about 'child marriage'? "
PLOS ONE 15(9):e0238346. 
Schaffnit SB, Wamoyi J, Urassa M, Dardoumpa M, & Lawson DW. 2020. 
"When marriage is the best available option: perceptions of opportunity and risk in female adolescence in Tanzania. "
Global Public Health. 
AS Anderson, B Trumble, C Hove, TS Kraft, H Kaplan, M Gurven, AD Blackwell. 2019.
"Old Friends and Friendly Fire: Potential Costs of Fetal Tolerance among Tropical Horticulturalists in a Hookworm-Endemic Environment"
American Journal of Human Biology. DOI:10.1002/ajhb.23337   
Borgerhoff Mulder, M., Towner, M., Baldini, R., Beheim, B., Colleran, H., Gurven, M., Kramer, K., Mattison, S., Nolin, D., Scelza, B., Schniter, E., Sear, R., Shenk, M., Voland, E. 2019. 
"Differences between sons and daughters in the intergenerational transmission of wealth. "
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 374. http://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2018.0076
Gurven, M., Trumble, B., Stieglitz, J., Cummings, D., Blackwell, A., Kaplan, H., Yetish, G., Pontzer, H. 2019. 
"Methodological differences cannot explain associations between health, anthropometrics and excess RMR. "
American Journal of Physical Anthropology 169:197-198.
Gurven, M., Davison, R. 2019. 
"Periodic catastrophes over human evolutionary history are necessary to explain the forager population paradox"
 PNAS 201902406. +doi:10.1073/pnas.1902406116 + SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION  
Cristia, A., Dupoux, E., Gurven, M., Stieglitz, J. 2019.
"Child-directed speech is infrequent in a forager-farmer population: a time allocation study."
Child Development 90(3):.759-773.
Scelza, B.A., Prall, S.P., Blumenfield, T., Crittenden, A.N., Gurven, M., Kline, M., Koster, J., Kushnick, G., Mattison, S.M., Pillsworth, E., Shenk, M., Starkweather, K., Stieglitz, J., Sum, C., Yamaguchi, K., McElreath, R. 2019.
"Patterns of paternal investment explain cross-cultural variance in jealous response. "
Nature Human Behaviour. (doi:10.1038/s41562-019-0654-y).  
Martin, M., Blackwell, A., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. 2019.
"Differences in Tsimane children's growth outcomes and associated determinants as estimated by WHO standards vs. within-population references. "
PLoS ONE 14(4): e0214965.  
Smaldino, P., Lukaszewski, A., von Rueden, C., Gurven, M. 2019. 
"Niche diversity can explain cultural differences in personality structure. "
Nature Human Behaviour doi:10.1038/s41562-019-0730-3.
Hodges-Simeon, C.R., Soubhana, A., Gurven, M., Blackwell, A.D., Gaulin, S.J.C. 2019. 
"Testosterone is positively and estradiol negatively associated with mucosal immunity in Amazonian adolescents. "
American Journal of Human Biology 31:e23284.
Stieglitz, J., Trumble, B., HORUS, Finch, C., Li, D., Budoff, M., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. 2019. 
"Computed tomography shows high fracture prevalence among physically active forager-horticulturalists with high fertility. "
eLife 8:e48607.
von Rueden, C., Redhead, D., O’Gorman, R., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. 2019. 
"The dynamics of men’s cooperation and social status in a small-scale society. "
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286:20191367. 
Lawson DW & Gibson MA. 2019. 
"Evolutionary Approaches to Population Health: Insights on Polygynous Marriage, ‘Child Marriage’ and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. "
Burger O, Lee R & Sear, R. (Eds). Human Evolutionary Demography.
Lawson DW. 2019. 
"Parental care."
In Koster J, Scelza B, Shenk M (Eds). Human Behavioral Ecology.
Hassan A, Schaffnit SB, Sear R, Urassa M & Lawson DW. 2019. 
"Fathers favour sons, mothers don’t discriminate: sex-biased parental care in north-western Tanzania. "
Evolutionary Human Sciences. 1, e13.
Hedges S, Lawson DW, Todd J, Urassa M & Sear R. 2019.
"Sharing the load: the influence of co-resident children on the allocation of work and schooling in north-western Tanzania. "
Demography. 
Schaffnit SB, Urassa M & Lawson DW. 2019. 
"‘Child marriage’ in context: Exploring local attitudes towards early marriage in rural Tanzania. "
Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters. 27:1 
Hedges S, Sear R, Todd J, Urassa M & Lawson DW. 2019. 
"Earning their keep? Fostering, children’s education and work in north-western Tanzania. "
Demographic Research.
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