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Author Hawkes, Kristen, 1944- speaker

Title Human aging and menopause / Kristen Hawkes
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (45 min.) : color, sound)
Series Evolution and medicine : how new applications advance research and practice, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Evolution and medicine
Contents Contents: Aging (senescence) our evolved life history -- Global maximum life expectancy -- Postmenopausal survival characterizes all human populations -- Longevity affects age at maturity across our primate order -- Comparing humans and chimpanzees -- Grandmother effects and the evolution of human life history -- What physiological mechanisms have slowed human aging? -- Age-specific fertility rates in humans & chimpanzees -- Overall mortality effects on age-specific variation
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
Revised version of a talk first published in 2011
Title from title frames
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Subject Aging -- Physiological aspects.
Evolution (Biology)
Human evolution.
Aging -- physiology.
Biological Evolution.
Birth Rate.
Longevity -- physiology.
Menopause -- physiology.
Pan troglodytes.
Reproductive History.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video