Prof. Morgan Hoke Explores the Evolutionary Advantages of Pudgy Babies

Assistant Professor Morgan Hoke, whose research focuses on the intersection of human development and culture, investigates a question we have probably all wondered: why are babies born so pudgy?

In her recent article published in SAPIENS, a digital publication about all things human, she explores the evolutionary advantage humans have being born fat, and it's not just about looking cute. 

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