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The Prehistory Of The Mind



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'An accessible, very well written, provocative and most valuable book' Lewis Wolpert, Observer How do our minds work? When did language and religious beliefs first emerge? Why was there a cultural explosion of art and creativity with the arrival of modern humans? This ground-breaking book brings the insight of archaeology to our understanding of the development and history of the human mind, combining them with ideas from evolutionary psychology in a brilliant and provocative synthesis.

Product code: 9780753802045

ISBN 9780753802045
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H199xW134xS29
No. Of Pages 480
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
On Sale Date 01/08/1998
Darwinian thinking and the emerging science of evolutionary psychology are providing some of the most interesting and contentious issues in modern science. This book explores how an understanding of our ancestors and their development can illuminate our brains and behaviour today.