By John H. Relethford

ISBN-10: 0470673915

ISBN-13: 9780470673911

ISBN-10: 0470673923

ISBN-13: 9780470673928

50 nice Myths of Human Evolution makes use of universal misconceptions to discover simple concept and learn in human evolution and boost severe pondering abilities for lay readers and students.

  • Examines intriguing—yet greatly misunderstood—topics, from normal rules approximately evolution and human origins to the evolution of contemporary people and up to date tendencies within the field
  • Describes what fossils, archaeology, and genetics can let us know approximately human origins
  • Demonstrates the ways that technological know-how adapts and alterations through the years to include new facts and higher explanations
  • Includes myths comparable to “Humans lived whilst dinosaurs;” “Lucy was once so small simply because she used to be a child;” “Our ancestors have constantly made fire;” and “There is a sturdy courting among mind dimension and intelligence”
  • Comprised of stand-alone essays which are excellent for informal examining, in addition to footnotes and references that permit readers to delve extra deeply into topics

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