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In the media: Anthropology professor's op-ed on Neanderthals in the New York Times

Friday, May 3, 2013

Prevailing perceptions of Neanderthals peg them as bumbling, unintelligent, inferior beings. David Frayer, professor of anthropology at KU, studies Neanderthals and says they actually shared a lot of traits with modern humans, including language.

What might Neanderthals have talked about? Frayer explores this concept and the daily rituals of Neanderthals in his op-ed for the New York Times, "Who're You Calling a Neanderthal?". Read the article here.