Anthropologists and evolutionary psychologists have even suggested that grandparents—and grandmothers specifically—have played an important role in human survival throughout evolution.

The “Grandmother Hypothesis” proposes that help from the maternal grandmother would lead to increased resources for the child, a higher survival rate, and, ultimately, longer life expectancies for humans in general. … more

Vanessa LoBue, Ph.D.
The Baby Scientist
Posted Nov 05, 2018