Human evolution : our brains and behavior

Book
Published 2016
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Summary:

"This book covers the psychological aspects of human evolution with a table of contents ranging from prehistoric times to modern days. Dunbar focuses on an aspect of evolution that has typically been overshadowed by the archaeological record: the biological, neurological, and genetic changes that occurred with each "transition" in the evolutionary narrative"-- Provided by publisher.

ISBN:
9780190616786
0190616784
Description:
415 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-397) and index.
Contents:
What we have to explain
The bases of primate sociality
The essential framework
The first transition: the australopithecines
The second transition: early Homo
The third transition: archaic humans
The fourth transition: modern humans
How kinship, language and culture came to be
The fifth transition: the Neolithic and beyond.
LCCN:
2016009401
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