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50 great myths of human evolution

by John H. Relethford | 13 January 2017
Category: Popular Sociology
Synopsis
50 Great Myths of Human Evolution uses common misconceptions to explore basic theory and research in human evolution and strengthen critical thinking skills for lay readers and students. Examines intriguing-yet widely misunderstood-topics, from general ideas about evolution and human origins to the evolution of modern humans and recent trends in the fieldDescribes what fossils, archaeology, and genetics can tell us about human originsDemonstrates the ways in which science adapts and changes over time to incorporate new evidence and better explanationsIncludes myths such as "Humans lived at the same time as dinosaurs;" "Lucy was so small because she was a child;" "Our ancestors have always made fire;" and "There is a strong relationship between brain size and intelligence"Comprised of stand-alone essays that are perfect for casual reading, as well as footnotes and references that allow readers to delve more deeply into topics
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Synopsis
50 Great Myths of Human Evolution uses common misconceptions to explore basic theory and research in human evolution and strengthen critical thinking skills for lay readers and students. Examines intriguing-yet widely misunderstood-topics, from general ideas about evolution and human origins to the evolution of modern humans and recent trends in the fieldDescribes what fossils, archaeology, and genetics can tell us about human originsDemonstrates the ways in which science adapts and changes over time to incorporate new evidence and better explanationsIncludes myths such as "Humans lived at the same time as dinosaurs;" "Lucy was so small because she was a child;" "Our ancestors have always made fire;" and "There is a strong relationship between brain size and intelligence"Comprised of stand-alone essays that are perfect for casual reading, as well as footnotes and references that allow readers to delve more deeply into topics
€25.19
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780470673928
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Published - 13/01/2017
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, Politics Philosophy, Popular Sociology
No. of Pages - 304
Weight - 386
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Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
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