Human grooming in comparative perspective: People in six small‐scale societies groom less but socialize just as much as expected for a typical primate
American Journal of Physical Anthropology • Vol/Iss. 162(4) • Wiley • • Published In • Pages: 810-816 •
By Jaeggi, Adrian V., Kramer, Karen L., Hames, Raymond, Kiely, Evan J., Gomes, Cristina, Kaplan, Hillard, Gurven, Michael
Observed conversation time among human populations should fall well below the expected grooming times for humans based on nonhuman primate patterns (2).
Human populations did not spend less time than expected conversing than they were expected to spend grooming, as predicted by primate patterns.
|Bayesian phylogenetic model||Not Supported||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Time spent grooming||UNKNOWN||Personal Grooming, Personal Hygiene|
|Time spent conversing||UNKNOWN||Conversation|