Human scalp hair as a thermoregulatory adaptation

Humans are unique among mammals in having a functionally naked body with a hair-covered scalp. Scalp hair is exceptionally variable across populations within Homo sapiens. Neither the function of human scalp hair nor the consequences of variation in its morphology have been studied within an evoluti...

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Main Authors: Tina Lasisi, James Smallcombe, Larry Kenney, Mark Shriver, Benjamin Zydney, Nina Jablonski, George Havenith
Format: Default Article
Published: 2023
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Online Access:https://hdl.handle.net/2134/22736999.v1
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