Peder’s project continued ongoing work investigating sex differences in thermoregulation, particularly those related to differences in blood flow and sweat during light activity. Women show a more vigorously tuned system that carefully modulates heat regulation based on the rate of activity.
May 16, 2016
May 15, 2016
Gailynn has been working on investigating how regularly humans use behavior that energetic models might predict, specifically whether people carry babies using methods and/or tools that help them reduce energy.
Heterochrony is the study of differential timing of development, particularly from an evolutionary perspective. I have a group of students working on this project in order to better understand how slowing development might play a role in island dwarfism. Recently my students won an award for best oral presentation at a regional research conference. With my collaborator Dr Eric Long (far left), the students are (from left) Brendan McMillen, Karissa Courtney, and Julia Lippert. Trevor Hildebrand is not pictured here.