Predation of Humans by Other Animals

27 Feb 2017 16:30

Being eaten by other animals appears to have been a major risk for humans (and other hominids) over most of our evolutionary history. What did this do to us?

It is tempting to somehow connect our interest in horror movies and novels with this; can this actually be done in a defensible way? What would such an argument look like?

See also: Evolutionary Psychology; Human Evolution and Paleoanthropology