miércoles, 22 de marzo de 2017

Human Evolution: Our Brains and Behavior

Book: Amazon.com: Human Evolution: Our Brains and Behavior
Robin Dunbar (Author)
Hardcover: 432 pages
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (November 28, 2016)
Language: English

Palaeoanthropologists have used the anatomical signs of bipedalism to identify our earli­est ancestors, demonstrating our shared genetic heritage with great apes. However, despite this shared history, human evolution set out on a trajectory that has led to significant distinctions from other primates.

In this shortened excerpt from Human Evolution: Our Brains and Our Behavior, evolutionary psychologist Robin Dunbar explains the link between culture and the human brain—and how that connection distinguishes us from other primates. [...] OUPblog

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