Finnish brains, baiting and bottlenecks

A history of Finnish genes and culture: part 6 of 6

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A friend of mine has been delving into ideas about instinct and pair-bonding in humans. Desmond Morris’ theories include the idea that relative human hairlessness evolved because the “skin-to-skin” contact they tout so heavily now for parents bonding with their newborns, is equally key to mate bonding. She recalled something from Finland in the 1990’s s…

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