Hillard Kaplan

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Affiliation: University of New Mexico
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does observed fertility maximize fitness among New Mexican men? : A test of an optimality model and a new theory of parental investment in the embodied capital of offspring
    H S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, 87131, Albuquerque, NM
    Hum Nat 6:325-60. 1995
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Response to de la Iglesia et al
    Gandhi Yetish
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, MSC01 1040, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Curr Biol 26:R273-4. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Helminth infection, fecundity, and age of first pregnancy in women
    Aaron D Blackwell
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA Tsimane Health and Life History Project, San Borja, Bolivia Broom Center for Demography, University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Science 350:970-2. 2015
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. doi request reprint Does observed fertility maximize fitness among New Mexican men? : A test of an optimality model and a new theory of parental investment in the embodied capital of offspring
    H S Kaplan
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, 87131, Albuquerque, NM
    Hum Nat 6:325-60. 1995
    ..Those cognitive processes maynot have evolved to handle fitness trade-offs between fertility and parental investment. ..
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Response to de la Iglesia et al
    Gandhi Yetish
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, MSC01 1040, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Curr Biol 26:R273-4. 2016
    ..Such studies have clearly shown that light, particularly blue light, delays sleep onset [2]. Studying the effect of artificial light on sleep was not a goal of our study. ..
  8. doi request reprint Helminth infection, fecundity, and age of first pregnancy in women
    Aaron D Blackwell
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA Tsimane Health and Life History Project, San Borja, Bolivia Broom Center for Demography, University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Science 350:970-2. 2015
    ..Thus, helminths may have important effects on human fertility that reflect physiological and immunological consequences of infection. ..
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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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  12. 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...
  13. pmc Health costs of reproduction are minimal despite high fertility, mortality and subsistence lifestyle
    Michael Gurven
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
    Sci Rep 6:30056. 2016
    ..Our findings demonstrate that even under energy-limited and infectious conditions, women are buffered from the potential depleting effects of rapid reproduction and compound offspring dependency characteristic of human life histories. ..
  14. doi request reprint A bioeconomic approach to marriage and the sexual division of labor
    Michael Gurven
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 93106, USA
    Hum Nat 20:151-83. 2009
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  15. pmc Depression as sickness behavior? A test of the host defense hypothesis in a high pathogen population
    Jonathan Stieglitz
    Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, 21 allée de Brienne, MS 102, 31015 Toulouse Cedex 6, France Department of Anthropology, MSC 01 1040, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 49:130-9. 2015
    ..While our findings are not predicted by other adaptive hypotheses of depression, they are not incompatible with those hypotheses and future research is necessary to isolate and test competing predictions. ..
  16. pmc Functional Disability and Social Conflict Increase Risk of Depression in Older Adulthood Among Bolivian Forager-Farmers
    Jonathan Stieglitz
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 70:948-56. 2015
    ..Social conflict can also disrupt resource flows and should be associated with depression...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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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  22. 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...
  23. pmc Low mineral density of a weight-bearing bone among adult women in a high fertility population
    Jonathan Stieglitz
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, 31015, Toulouse Cedex 6, France
    Am J Phys Anthropol 156:637-48. 2015
    ..Fitness impacts of kin transfers in adulthood may determine the value of investments in bone remodeling, and thus affect selection on age-profiles of bone mineral loss...
  24. 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. ..
  25. 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...
  26. 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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  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Natural sleep and its seasonal variations in three pre-industrial societies
    Gandhi Yetish
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, MSC01 1040, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Curr Biol 25:2862-8. 2015
    ..Napping occurred on <7% of days in winter and <22% of days in summer. Mimicking aspects of the natural environment might be effective in treating certain modern sleep disorders. ..
  30. pmc Sex difference in travel is concentrated in adolescence and tracks reproductive interests
    Emily J Miner
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20141476. 2014
    ..We conclude that men's and women's travel behaviour reflects differential gains from mate search and parenting across the life course. ..
  31. 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...