In the Mind's Eye: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Evolution of Human Cognition by April Nowell - PDF and EPUB eBook
The last decade has witnessed a sophistication and proliferation in the number of studies focused on the evolution of human...
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Details of In the Mind's Eye: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Evolution of Human Cognition
- Exact title of the book
- In the Mind's Eye: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Evolution of Human Cognition
- Book author
- April Nowell
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 200 pages
- January 1st 2001 by International Monographs in Prehistory
- File size (in PDF)
- 800 kB
Some brief overview of book
The last decade has witnessed a sophistication and proliferation in the number of studies focused on the evolution of human cognition, reflecting a renewed interest in the evolution of the human mind in anthropology and in many other disciplines such as cognitive ethnology and evolutionary psychology. The complexity and enormity of this topic is such that it requires the coordinated efforts of many researchers. This volume brings together the disciplines of palaeontology, psychology, anatomy, and primatology.
Together they address a number of issues, including the evolution of sex differences in spatial cognition, the role of archaeology in the cognitive sciences, the relationships between brain size, cranial reorganization and hominid cognition, and the role of language and information processing in human evolution. Contributors include: A Martin Byers, Philip Chase, Iain Davidson, Francesco d'Errico, Deborah Forster, Gordon G Gallup Jr, Sean C Hoga, Trenton W Holliday, Harry Jerison, Philip Lieberman, William Noble, April Nowell, Richard Potts, Christopher B Ruff, Katerina Semendeferi, Shirley C Strum, Phillip Tobias, Erik Trinkaus, Anne H Weaver, and Thomas Wynn.