Monthly Archives: December 2014

Baby Jesus was not attachment parented

The birth of Jesus pretty much coincides with the end of Prehistory in Central Europe. The Roman Occupation 15 BC is generally taken as prehistory’s cut-off date in this region. From then on, written sources inform us about the course … Continue reading

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Klimt’s pregnancies

Gustav Klimt is one of the few artists who depicted pregnant women. They are intriguing works, reflecting on the beginning and end of life, the danger of childbirth as well as female and infant mortality. ‘Die Hoffnung’ I and II … Continue reading

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Screaming babies, toddler tantrums and infanticide

One of the craziest and funniest hypotheses I have recently come across is Tomer Ullman’s attempt to explain screaming babies in terms of an evolutionary advantage. If you have seven spare minutes I recommend watching it. He suggests that ‘infant … Continue reading

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