Nancy L Barrickman

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Life history costs and benefits of encephalization: a comparative test using data from long-term studies of primates in the wild
    Nancy L Barrickman
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University, Box 3170, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Hum Evol 54:568-90. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Sociality, ecology, and relative brain size in lemurs
    Evan L Maclean
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Box 90383 0383, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Hum Evol 56:471-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Life history costs and benefits of encephalization: a comparative test using data from long-term studies of primates in the wild
    Nancy L Barrickman
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University, Box 3170, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Hum Evol 54:568-90. 2008
    ..Thus, our results suggest that the evolution of prolonged life history during human evolution is caused by increased encephalization...
  2. doi request reprint Sociality, ecology, and relative brain size in lemurs
    Evan L Maclean
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Box 90383 0383, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Hum Evol 56:471-8. 2009
    ..The results suggest that factors such as foraging complexity and flexibility of activity patterns may have driven selection for increases in brain size in lemurs...