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Title LinkEvolution of mind, brain, and culture / edited by Gary Hatfield and Holly Pittman.
Distribution Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, [2013]
Description xix, 476 pages :  illustrated ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Penn museum international research conferences ; ; volume 5 )
Series ( Penn Museum international research conferences ; v. 5.)
Gen. Note Proceedings of a workshop held in Philadelphia, September 27-30, 2007.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-464) and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction: evolution of mind, brain, and culture / Gary Hatfield -- When did we become human? Evolutionary perspectives on the emergence of the modern human mind, brain, and culture / Theodore G. Schurr -- What genetics can tell us about the origins of the modern human brain / Jody Hey -- The primate mind before tools, language, and culture / Robert M. Seyfarth and Dorothy L. Cheney -- Functions of premotor cortices: from motor control to social cognition / Thierry Chaminade -- The origins of human cooperation from a developmental and comparative perspective / Felix Warneken -- Mimesis theory re-examined, twenty years after the fact / Merlin Donald -- The role of cooperation in the evolution of protolanguage and language / Peter Gärdenfors -- The cathedral model for the evolution of human cognition / Steven Mithen -- Cognition, behavioral modernity, and the archeological record of the middle and early upper Paleolithic / April Nowell -- Rethinking paleoanthropology: a world queerer than we supposed / Peter J. Richerson and Robert Boyd -- Human behavioral ecology, optimality, and human action / Kim Sterelny -- The distinctively-human mind: the many pillars of cumulative culture / Peter Carruthers -- Human culture is more than memes and transmission / Philip G. Chase.
Subject LinkHuman evolution -- Congresses.
LinkBrain -- Evolution -- Congresses.
LinkLanguage and languages -- Origin -- Congresses.
Add.Author LinkHatfield, Gary C. (Gary Carl) editor of compilation.
LinkPittman, Holly, editor of compilation.

System Number 000678709
ISBN Link9781934536490 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link1934536490 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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