Hillard Kaplan

Summary

Affiliation: University of New Mexico
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Risk and the evolution of human exchange
    Hillard S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2930-5. 2012
  2. pmc The evolutionary and ecological roots of human social organization
    Hillard S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:3289-99. 2009
  3. pmc The emergence of humans: the coevolution of intelligence and longevity with intergenerational transfers
    Hillard S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:10221-6. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Learning, menopause, and the human adaptive complex
    Hillard Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1204:30-42. 2010
  5. pmc We age because we grow
    Hillard S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1837-44. 2009
  6. pmc Polygyny among the Tsimane of Bolivia: an improved method for testing the polygyny-fertility hypothesis
    Jeffrey Winking
    Department of Anthropology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4352, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20123078. 2013
  7. pmc Why do men seek status? Fitness payoffs to dominance and prestige
    Christopher von Rueden
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2223-32. 2011
  8. pmc Aging and inflammation in two epidemiological worlds
    Michael Gurven
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:196-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Spousal violence and paternal disinvestment among Tsimane' forager-horticulturalists
    Jonathan Stieglitz
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87131, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:445-57. 2011
  10. pmc Why do women have more children than they want? Understanding differences in women's ideal and actual family size in a natural fertility population
    Lisa McAllister
    Department of Anthropology, Integrative Anthropological Sciences Program, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:786-99. 2012

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Publications21

  1. pmc Risk and the evolution of human exchange
    Hillard S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2930-5. 2012
    ..The results provide strong support for the hypothesis that people are pre-disposed to evaluate gains from exchange and respond to unsynchronized variance in resource availability through endogenous reciprocal trading relationships...
  2. pmc The evolutionary and ecological roots of human social organization
    Hillard S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:3289-99. 2009
    ..Finally, we apply this framework to understanding variation in social and political organization across foraging, horticulturalist, pastoralist and agriculturalist societies...
  3. pmc The emergence of humans: the coevolution of intelligence and longevity with intergenerational transfers
    Hillard S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:10221-6. 2002
    ..We introduce and apply a general formal demographic model for constrained growth and evolutionary tradeoffs in the presence of life-cycle transfers between age groups in a population...
  4. doi request reprint Learning, menopause, and the human adaptive complex
    Hillard Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1204:30-42. 2010
    ..Given this pattern of economic productivity, delays in menopause would produce net economic deficits within families...
  5. pmc We age because we grow
    Hillard S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1837-44. 2009
    ..The resultant theory then accounts for all our basic demographic characteristics, including menopause with extended survival after reproduction has ceased...
  6. pmc Polygyny among the Tsimane of Bolivia: an improved method for testing the polygyny-fertility hypothesis
    Jeffrey Winking
    Department of Anthropology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4352, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20123078. 2013
    ..We report a significant link between polygyny and reduced fertility when including all cases of polygyny; however, this association disappears when testing only for intra-individual effects...
  7. pmc Why do men seek status? Fitness payoffs to dominance and prestige
    Christopher von Rueden
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2223-32. 2011
    ..Furthermore, men are motivated to pursue status because of fitness gains both within and outside of marital unions: dominant and prestigious men have more in-pair surviving offspring as well as more extra-marital affairs...
  8. pmc Aging and inflammation in two epidemiological worlds
    Michael Gurven
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:196-9. 2008
    ..Further testing of the links among infection, inflammation, and chronic diseases of aging among the Tsimane requires collection of age-specific indicators of atherosclerosis and cardiac function...
  9. doi request reprint Spousal violence and paternal disinvestment among Tsimane' forager-horticulturalists
    Jonathan Stieglitz
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87131, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:445-57. 2011
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  10. pmc Why do women have more children than they want? Understanding differences in women's ideal and actual family size in a natural fertility population
    Lisa McAllister
    Department of Anthropology, Integrative Anthropological Sciences Program, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:786-99. 2012
    ..We test three hypotheses for why women may exceed their IFS despite experiencing socioeconomic development: (H(1) ) limited autonomy; (H(2) ) improved maternal condition; and (H(3) ) low returns on investments in embodied capital...
  11. pmc Why do men marry and why do they stray?
    Jeffrey Winking
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1643-9. 2007
    ..We found that Tsimane men appear to be biasing the timing of their affairs to when they are younger and have fewer children, supporting the provisioning model...
  12. pmc Inflammation and infection do not promote arterial aging and cardiovascular disease risk factors among lean horticulturalists
    Michael Gurven
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6590. 2009
    ..In contrast, moderate to vigorous daily activity, minimal obesity, and low fat intake predict minimal CVD risk among older Tsimane...
  13. ncbi request reprint Growth rates and life histories in twenty-two small-scale societies
    Robert Walker
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87131, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 18:295-311. 2006
    ..In sum, the origin and maintenance of different human ontogenies may require explanations invoking both environmental constraints and selective pressures...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age-dependency in hunting ability among the Ache of eastern Paraguay
    Robert Walker
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87131, USA
    J Hum Evol 42:639-57. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint A theory of leadership in human cooperative groups
    Paul L Hooper
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Theor Biol 265:633-46. 2010
    ..We suggest, in particular, that this becomes an optimal solution for individual decision makers when the number of group members required for collective action exceeds the maximum group size at which leaderless cooperation is viable...
  16. pmc Antagonism between two intestinal parasites in humans: the importance of co-infection for infection risk and recovery dynamics
    Aaron D Blackwell
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 3210, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131671. 2013
    ..lamblia infection. Our results provide evidence for an antagonistic relationship between helminths and giardia, and suggest that co-infection should be considered in disease transmission models and treatment decisions. ..
  17. pmc Modernization, sexual risk-taking, and gynecological morbidity among Bolivian Forager-horticulturalists
    Jonathan Stieglitz
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e50384. 2012
    ..However, literate women experience lower likelihood of trichomoniasis. Parity has no effect on risk of GM. Our results suggest a net increase in risk of reproductive morbidity among rapidly modernizing, resource-stressed populations...
  18. pmc Physical competition increases testosterone among Amazonian forager-horticulturalists: a test of the 'challenge hypothesis'
    Benjamin C Trumble
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2907-12. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Mortality experience of Tsimane Amerindians of Bolivia: regional variation and temporal trends
    Michael Gurven
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:376-98. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that this pattern is due to a combination of differential access to medical interventions, a continued lack of public health infrastructure and Tsimane cultural beliefs concerning sickness and dying...
  20. ncbi request reprint How long does it take to become a proficient hunter? Implications for the evolution of extended development and long life span
    Michael Gurven
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:454-70. 2006
    ..Those skills can take an additional ten to twenty years to develop after achieving adult body size...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary approach to below replacement fertility
    Hillard Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 14:233-56. 2002
    ..Below replacement fertility can result. Predictions from this model were tested using data from the National Survey of Families and Households and the Albuquerque Men study...

Research Grants5

  1. The Human Life Course and the Biodemography of Aging
    Hillard Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. The Human Life Course and the Biodemography of Aging
    Hillard Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. The Human Life Course and the Biodemography of Aging
    Hillard Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. The Human Life Course and the Biodemography of Aging
    Hillard Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2007
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