Krystal D’Costa selects interesting and notable ResearchBlogging.org posts in the social sciences, including anthropology, research, and philosophy. She blogs about anthropology, technology, and urban life at Anthropology in Practice.
- Have you yawned today? Perhaps on your commute to or from school? Maybe during class or a meeting? Perhaps you’re yawning right now. At Inkfish, Elizabeth Preston discusses a study that suggests yawning may be a means of cooling your brain down.
- At Powered by Osteons, Kristina Killgrove shares a recent conference paper detailing the ways information is extracted from skeletons for research – in this case, to identify foreign women in Rome.
I’ll be back next week with more from anthropology, philosophy, and research.