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46 p, 730.8 KB Child stunting is associated with weaker human capital among native Amazonians / Undurraga, Eduardo A. (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Escuela de Gobierno) ; Behrman, Jere R. (University of Pennsylvania. Department of Economics and Population Studies Center) ; Emmett, Susan D. (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,) ; Kidd, Celeste (University of Rochester. Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences) ; Leonard, William R. (Northwestern University. Department of Anthropology) ; Piantadosi, Steven T. (University of Rochester. Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences) ; Reyes-García, Victòria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Sharma, Abhishek (Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital) ; Zhang, Rebecca (Stanford University. Graduate School of Business) ; Godoy, Ricardo A. (Heller School for Social Policy and Management)
Objectives:We assessed associations between child stunting, recovery, and faltering with schooling and human capital skills in a native Amazonian society of horticulturalists‐foragers (Tsimane'). - Methods: We used cross‐sectional data (2008) from 1262 children aged 6 to 16 years in 53 villages to assess contemporaneous associations between three height categories: stunted (height‐for‐age Z score, HAZ<–2), moderately stunted (–2 ≤ HAZ≤–1), and nonstunted (HAZ>–1), and three categories of human capital: completed grades of schooling, test‐based academic skills (math, reading, writing), and local plant knowledge. [...]
2018 - 10.1002/ajhb.23059
American journal of human biology, Vol. 30, issue 1 (Jan./Feb. 2018) , e23059  
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12 p, 1.0 MB Conditional cash transfers for primary education : which children are left out? / Bauchet, Jonathan (Purdue University. Department of Consumer Science) ; Undurraga, Eduardo A. (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) ; Reyes-García, Victòria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Behrmane,Jere R. (University of Pennsylvania. Population Studies Center) ; Godoy, Ricardo A. (Brandeis Universisty)
Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs to increase primary-school enrollment and attendance among low-income households have been shown to benefit children and households, but to date little is known about who joins such programs. [...]
2018 - 10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.12.021
World development, Vol. 105 (May 2018) , p. 1-12  
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10 p, 2.3 MB The perceived benefits of height strength, dominance, social concern, and knowledge among Bolivian native Amazonians / Undurraga, Eduardo A. (Brandeis Universisty) ; Zebrowitz, Leslie (Brandeis Universisty) ; Eisenberg, Dan T.A. (Northwestern University) ; Reyes-García, Victòria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Godoy, Ricardo A. (Brandeis Universisty)
Research in industrial countries suggests that, with no other knowledge about a person, positive traits are attributed to taller people and correspondingly, that taller people have slightly better socioeconomic status (SES). [...]
2012 - 10.1371/journal.pone.0035391
PLoS One, Vol. 7, Issue 5 (May 2012) , article e35391  
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10 p, 141.2 KB Human's cognitive ability to assess facial cues from photographs : a study of sexual selection in the Bolivian Amazon / Undurraga, Eduardo A. (Brandeis University (Waltham, Estats Units d'Amèrica). Heller School for Social Policy and Management) ; Eisenberg, Dan T. A. (Northwestern University (Evanston, Estats Units d'Amèrica). Department of Anthropology) ; Magvanjav, Oyunbileg (Brandeis University (Waltham, Estats Units d'Amèrica). Heller School for Social Policy and Management) ; Wang, Ruoxue (Brandeis University (Waltham, Estats Units d'Amèrica). Department of Psychology) ; Leonard, William R. (Northwestern University (Evanston, Estats Units d'Amèrica). Department of Anthropology) ; McDade, Thomas W. (Northwestern University (Evanston, Estats Units d'Amèrica). Department of Anthropology) ; Reyes-García, Victòria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Nyberg, Colleen (Northwestern University (Evanston, Estats Units d'Amèrica). Department of Anthropology) ; Tanner, Susan (University of Georgia (Athens, Estats Units d'Amèrica). Department of Anthropology) ; Huanca, Tomás (Centro Boliviano de Investigación y de Desarrollo Socio Integral (San Borja, Bolívia)) ; Godoy, Ricardo A. (Brandeis University (Waltham, Estats Units d'Amèrica). Heller School for Social Policy and Management) ; Tsimane' Amazonian Panel Study (TAPS). Bolivia Study Team
Background: Evolutionary theory suggests that natural selection favors the evolution of cognitive abilities which allow humans to use facial cues to assess traits of others. The use of facial and somatic cues by humans has been studied mainly in western industrialized countries, leaving unanswered whether results are valid across cultures. [...]
2010 - 10.1371/journal.pone.0011027
PLoS one, Vol. 5, Issue 6 (June 2010) , p. e11027  

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