Are humans supposed to be monogamous?

This Wednesday question (or “wondering Wednesdays,” or something else witty and alliterative. Suggestions please) comes from Colin who asks Just wondering if there is evoanth suggesting hominids are monogamous creatures or monogomy just lies on the spectrum of dispositions? In case you don’t feel like

Vocal learning shown in primates

Humans engage in this funny behaviour known as “language.” To be able to talk and write, humans need to have a few key abilities such as hearing, for example. Another pretty key ability is vocal learning.  Rather than just listening to another and copying them,

Humans could still be evolving

Humans have been significantly altering our environment for generations. Sometimes this is accidental – like climate change – but more often we’re changing it deliberately. Homes keep us warm, farms bring us food, the list goes on.  This sort of deliberate changes is called “niche construction.” By isolating ourselves from