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Q: Do the Hadza have good eyesight?
A: Compared to city-dwellers yes, compared to other rural groups, not especially. [Under Revision]
Q: Would all modern humans leave long-lasting evidence of symbolism?
A: No, so we should not overinterpret the archaeological record. [Under Review]
Q: Will foragers pay costs to signal foraging skills in an experimental setting?
A: Not often [Under Revision]
Q: By their own estimation, what motivates Hadza foragers to hunt, gather and share?
A: Many things, first among them family provisioning, showing off and reciprocity. [Under Review]
Q: Do religion and market proximity make people more beneficent towards outsiders?
A: Religion, no. Market proximity, yes!
Q: Are evolutionary anthropologists confused about food sharing?
A: No, they aren't
Q: Do better hunters and their wives have better nutrition?
A: I find little evidence that they do.
Q: Does democratised access to lethal weaponary maintain egalitarianism?
A: Probably not, but it's a interesting idea.
Q: Is Hadza hunting success measurably related to digit ratio?
Q: Is hunting a good way of showing off skill?
A: It remains to be seen, but we need better predictions and cannot use costs as evidence.
Q: Do Hadza hunting reputations
predict actual hunting skills?
A: Yes, noisily.