Dr. Shelby Putt is a biological anthropologist whose research program combines functional neuroimaging technology (fNIRS and fMRI) with the fossil and archaeological record to investigate the evolution of human language, cognition, and brain size. Other research interests include stone tool use and manufacture, experimental archaeology, working memory, laterality, locomotion, comparative primate behavior, and social transmission/learning of skill-based behaviors.
102.001Human Origins: An Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology
494.001Advanced Primate Behavior And Evolution
102.002Human Origins: An Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology
400.002Independent Study In Anthropology
393.001Primate Behavior and Evolution
291.003Undergraduate Teaching Experience In Anthropology