James Rilling
Professor of Anthropology, Emory College

James K Rilling is professor and department chair of anthropology at Emory College, and professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioural sciences at Emory University School of Medicine, in Atlanta.

Written by James Rilling

The boxer Muhammad Ali with his daughter Laila outside the 5th Street Gym in Miami, 1980. Photo by Brian Morgan/Popperfoto/Getty

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Family life
The biology of dads

The bodies and brains of fathers, not just mothers, are transformed through the love and labour of raising a child

James K Rilling