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‘These are the first published analyzes of adult co-residence patterns in hunter-gatherer societies on the census instead of post-marital residence typologies introduced Hill.. An important point in the study is that foraging bands contain several individuals completely independent of kinship or marriage ties, yet include men with an interest in the offspring of daughters, sisters and wives. This organization weakens the group hostility frequently seen in other apes and also promotes interaction among residential groups, what. To the development of a large social network ‘The increase in human network size over other primates may explain why humans developed an emphasis on social learning that results in cultural transmission,’said Hill. Read more »