Participants Sought for Study on Sweat

Researchers in the department of anthropology are conducting a study on how childhood climate and geographic ancestry influence sweat gland density.

They are seeking volunteers aged 18-40, who spent at least the first 5 years of life in one of the following climates:

  1. A year-round warm/hot climate(e.g. South Asia, Central or South America, Southeast U.S., Africa), without air conditioning 
  2. A seasonal/temperate climate (e.g., Northeast U.S., Canada, Northern Europe), with air conditioning

More information is available at www.therunningprimate.com/sweat-glands-project or by emailing Drew at abest@umass.edu.