Reproduction and Infancy

Hunter-Gatherer Infancy and Childhood in the Context of Human Evolution
Melvin Konner, in Childhood: Origins, Evolution, and Implications, edited by Courtney L. Meehan and Alyssa N. Crittenden, School for Advanced Research/University of New Mexico, 2016, pp. 123-154.

Hunter-Gatherer Infancy and Childhood: The !Kung and Others
Melvin Konner, in Hunter-Gatherer Childhoods, edited by Barry S. Hewlett and Michael E. Lamb, Aldine/Transaction, 2005, pp. 19-64.

Nursing Frequency, Gonadal Function and Birth Spacing among !Kung Hunter-Gatherers
Melvin Konner and Carol Worthman, Science 207:788-790, 1980.

Who Responds to Crying? Maternal Care and Allocare among the !Kung
Ann Cale Kruger and Melvin Konner, Human Nature 21:309-329, 2010.

Crying in !Kung San infants: A Test of the Cultural Specificity Hypothesis
Ronald G Barr, Melvin Konner, Roger Bakeman, and Lauren B. Adamson, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 33:601-10, 1991.

!Kung Infancy: The Social Context of Object Exploration
Roger Bakeman, Lauren B. Adamson, Melvin Konner, and Ronald G. Barr, Child Development 61:794-809, 1990.

Universals of Behavioral Development in Relation to Brain Myelination
Melvin Konner, in Brain Maturation and Cognitive Development: Cross-Cultural and Comparative Perspectives, edited by Kathleen R. Gibson and Anne C. Petersen, Aldine de Gruyter, 1991, pp. 181-213.

Childhood and the Family: An Anthropological View
Melvin Konner, Schoolbook 1(1):3-7, 1990.

Timing and Management of Birth among the !Kung
Melvin Konner and Marjorie Shostak, Cultural Anthropology, 2:11-28, 1987.

Nursing behavior, prolactin and postpartum amenorrhea during prolonged lactation in Caucasian and !Kung mothers
Stern, J.M., M.J. Konner, T.N. Herman, and S. Reichlin.  Clinical Endocrinology 25:247-258.

Aspects of the Developmental Ethology of a Foraging People
Melvin Konner, in Ethological Studies of Child Behavior, edited by Nicholas G. Blurton Jones, Cambridge University Press, 1972.

Adolescent Pregnancy and Childbearing: An Anthropological Perspective
Melvin Konner, in School-Age Pregnancy and Childbearing:  Biosocial Dimensions, edited by Jane B. Lancaster and Beatrix A. Hamburg, Aldine, 1987.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: An Anthropological Hypothesis
Melvin Konner and Charles M. Super, in The Role of Culture in Developmental Disorders, edited by Charles M. Super and Sarah Harkness, Academic Press, 1987.

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