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The rise of homo sapiens: the evolution of modern thinking / Frederick L. Coolidge and Thomas Wynn..

By: Coolidge, Frederick L. (Frederick Lawrence), 1948-
Contributor(s): Wynn, Thomas, 1975-
Language: English Publisher: Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, c2009.Description: vii, 308 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781405152532; 9781405152549 (pbk)
Contents:
The brain -- Working memory -- Brain evolution -- Primates -- Early hominins -- Homo erectus -- The first major leap in cognition : the tree-to-ground sleep transition -- Homo heidelbergensis and the beginnings of modern thinking -- The rise and fall of Neandertal -- The second major leap in cognition : enhanced working memory and the evolution of modern thinking.
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Book British Museum
Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves HBH [COO -] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M48135

Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-300) and index.

The brain -- Working memory -- Brain evolution -- Primates -- Early hominins -- Homo erectus -- The first major leap in cognition : the tree-to-ground sleep transition -- Homo heidelbergensis and the beginnings of modern thinking -- The rise and fall of Neandertal -- The second major leap in cognition : enhanced working memory and the evolution of modern thinking.