Infantile stimulation and adult stature of human males

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 66 Published In Pages: 1007-1028
By Landauer, Thomas K., Whiting, John W.M.


"In societies where infants' heads/limbs were repeatedly molded or stretched, where ears, noses or lips were pierced, where they were circumcised, vaccinated, innoculated or scarred with tribal marks, mean adult stature was over two inches greater" (1018)


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