Do females or males leave their childhood home at an earlier age? The horizontal axis now shows sex. A study of other primates offers no consistent clue. The age of departure can be delayed or encouraged by social changes in each species. Do our human Museum visitor data show a consistent pattern?
You are a primate
Like most social primates, you relate to members of your family in various ways. Learning about primate behavior can help you learn about social pressures that change the ways you interact with your family.
Research suggests that social changes in economics, religion, politics, food, and transportation can change our family behavior and how we live together. How has your role in the family changed?