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Polish Society for Human and Evolution Studies

Conference 2016

The Third Scientific Conference of Polish Society for Human and Evolution Studies (PTNCE) was held on 28-30 September 2016 in Toruń. The Conference was organised by PTNCE and Centre for Language Evolution Studies at Nicolaus Copernicus University.

The conference was chaired by Dr habil. Przemysław Żywiczyński and Dr Sławomir Wacewicz.

Plenary lectures were delivered by: Tamás Bereczkei, Robin Dunbar and Tomasz Grzybowski.

Tamás Bereczkei

Title of the lecture: Machiavellian Intelligence Hypothesis Revisited: What Evolved Cognitive and Social Skills May Underlie Human Manipulation.

Robin Dunbar

Title of the lecture: Time – the missing part of human evolution.

Tomasz Grzybowski

Title of the lecture: Genetic portrait of Slavic – speaking populations of Europe.

Competition winners:
Best talk:
Petr TurečekDo people really have a “type”? – Consistency of mate choice examined
Best poster:
1st place:
Gabriel Šaffa, Anna M. Kubicka, Martin HromadaFull house: An effect of the number of children on the timing of menarche
2nd place:
Filip J. Wojciechowski, Alexander Wielbass, Katarzyna A. Kaszycka, Milada ŘehákováThe behaviour of the Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta)
3rd place:
Agata Groyecka, Agnieszka Żelaźniewicz, Michał Misiak, Piotr SorokowskiRelationship between breast shape (ptosis) and the perception of woman’s attractiveness and age. Evidence from Poland and Papua

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