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Background Facial expressions convey key cues of human emotions, and may also be important for interspecies interactions. The universality hypothesis suggests that six basic emotions (anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise) should be expressed by...

["Animal Behavior","Anthropology","Zoology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3413
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Background Manual anthropometric measurements are time-consuming and challenging to perform within acceptable intra- and inter-individual error margins in large studies. Three-dimensional (3D) laser body scanners provide a fast and precise alternative: within a...

["Anthropology","Anatomy and Physiology","Epidemiology","Public Health","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2980
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Background Demonstrating the impact that parents have on the fitness of their children is a crucial step towards understanding how parental investment has affected human evolution. Parents not only transfer genes to their children, they also influence their environments....

["Anthropology","Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2904
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There are differences between human groups in social behaviours and the attitudes that underlie them, such as trust. However, the psychological mechanisms that produce and reproduce this variation are not well understood. In particular, it is not clear whether...

["Anthropology","Epidemiology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.236

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