Join Lindsay as she talks about one of the earliest women discovered, “Flo,” the mysterious “Hobbit” of the Homo floresiensis.
Featuring an interview with evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk.
Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:
- The Cannibal In the Jungle: When Cultural Memories Meet Science
- The Nage people of Indonesia
- Ghostly Muscles, Wrinkled Brains, Heresies and Hobbits : A Leverhulme Public Lecture Series
- Beneath the Volcano : Religion, cosmology and spirit classification among the Nage of Eastern Indonesia
- Photos of Homo floresiensis
- Scientists on “The Hobbit Team”
- Books by Dr. Dean Falk: Finding Our Tongues: Mothers, Infants, and the Origins of Language
- Books by Dr. Dean Falk: The Fossil Chronicles: How Two Controversial Discoveries Changed Our View of Human Evolution
- Books by Dr. Dean Falk: Primate Diversity
- Smithsonian: Why Fire Makes Us Human
- Slate: Who Invented Fire