File MS-2-89, Box 4, File 6 - Draft of published papers: Microevolution of human psychobiology: a possibility

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Draft of published papers: Microevolution of human psychobiology: a possibility

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MS-2-89, Box 4, File 6

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  • 1976 (Creation)
    Halifax (N.S.)

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58 pages of textual records. ; 24 cm x 30 cm (folder)

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File consists of documents relating to Jerome Barkow's Microevolution of Human Psychobiology: A Possibility paper. The paper itself is about how humans evolve by genetically assimilating culturally acquired characteristics. Other items include an earlier draft of the paper that Barkow began in 1974, before teaching duties stopped his writings; notes for Barkow's final paper, based on Ruth Benedict's Patterns of Culture book; Barkow going over the revisions he needs to make for the paper, based on feedback from figures like Michael Chance; Barkow's notes on microevolution; feedback on the final paper from one of Barkow's colleagues at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; a 1975 Human Ethology newsletter, stating that the American Anthropological Association's annual meeting is being organized by Barkow and Liz Vaitl of the University of California, Los Angeles, with Barkow also organizing a discussion for researchers to talk about the relationship between evolution and human behavior; a letter to Alice M. Brues of the University of Colorado's Department of Anthropology, from Barkow, requesting any references she has for culture and ecology being factors for people's fitness; a letter to William G. Irons of Dalhousie Uniersity's Department of Anthropology, from Barkow, requesting information on the Tuareg people, specifically their values and physiology;

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November 6, 2008. Collection appraised January 8, 2009. Collection and file level descriptions created May, 2019.

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