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Author Hatfield, Gary
Title Evolution of Mind, Brain, and Culture
Imprint Philadelphia : University Museum Publications, 2013
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Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1 Introduction: Evolution of Mind, Brain, and Culture -- 2 When Did We Become Human? Evolutionary Perspectives on the Emergence of the Modern Human Mind, Brain, and Culture -- 3 What Genetics Can Tell Us about the Origins of the Modern Human Brain -- 4 The Primate Mind before Tools, Language, and Culture -- 5 Functions of Premotor Cortices: From Motor Control to Social Cognition -- 6 The Origins of Human Cooperation from a Developmental and Comparative Perspective -- 7 Mimesis Theory Re-Examined, Twenty Years after the Fact -- 8 The Role of Cooperation in the Evolution of Protolanguage and Language -- 9 The Cathedral Model for the Evolution of Human Cognition -- 10 Cognition, Behavioral Modernity, and the Archaeological Record of the Middle and Early Upper Paleolithic -- 11 Rethinking Paleanthropology: A World Queerer Than We Supposed -- 12 Human Behavioral Ecology, Optimality, and Human Action -- 13 The Distinctively-Human Mind: The Many Pillars of Cumulative Culture -- 14 Human Culture Is More Than Memes and Transmission -- References -- Index
Evolution of Mind, Brain, and Culture draws together studies in archaeology, anthropology, psychology, philosophy, genetics, neuroscience, and environmental science to investigate the evolution of the human mind, the brain, and the human capacity for culture
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hatfield, Gary Evolution of Mind, Brain, and Culture Philadelphia : University Museum Publications,c2013 9781934536490
Subject Human evolution.;Brain -- Evolution.;Language and languages -- Origin
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Alt Author Pittman, Holly
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