50 Great Myths of Human Evolution

Understanding Misconceptions about Our Origins
Author(s): John H. Relethford
Original Publish Date: Dec 19, 2016
Product Number: EB00704819
Released: May 19, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119308034
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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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 field -Describes what fossils, archaeology, and genetics can tell us about human origins -Demonstrates the ways in which science adapts and changes over time to incorporate new evidence and better explanations -Includes 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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Author(s): John H. Relethford
Narrator(s): Steven Menasche
Product Number Z100137221
Released: Feb 22, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Gildan Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781469007403

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