The Evolution Of The Human Head

Author: Daniel Lieberman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674046366
Size: 58.28 MB
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First, why does the human head look the way it does? Second, why did these transformations occur? And third, how is something as complex and vital as the head so variable and evolvable? This book addresses these questions in three sections.

The Evolution Of The Human Head

Author: Daniel E. Lieberman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674059441
Size: 28.17 MB
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First, why does the human head look the way it does? Second, why did these transformations occur? And third, how is something as complex and vital as the head so variable and evolvable? This book addresses these questions in three sections.

The Story Of The Human Body

Author: Daniel Lieberman
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307907414
Size: 42.26 MB
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In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over ...

Making Faces

Author: Adam S. Wilkins
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674974484
Size: 44.22 MB
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Adam Wilkins draws on studies of nonhuman species, the fossil record, genetics, and molecular and developmental biology to reconstruct the evolution of the human face and its inextricable link to our species’ evolving social complexity.

The Evolution Of Beauty

Author: Richard O. Prum
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0385537220
Size: 16.50 MB
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The Evolution of Beauty presents a unique scientific vision for how nature's splendor contributes to a more complete understanding of evolution and of ourselves.

Why Is The Penis Shaped Like That

Author: Jesse Bering
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429955104
Size: 30.58 MB
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In Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?, the research psychologist and award-winning columnist Jesse Bering features more than thirty of his most popular essays from Scientific American and Slate, as well as two new pieces, that take readers ...

Kluge

Author: Gary Marcus
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547238241
Size: 64.84 MB
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Argues that the human mind is not a meticulously designed organ but rather a "kluge," a clumsy, cobbled-together contraption, focusing on how the mind falls short with memory, belief, decision-making, language, and emotion.

Evolution The Human Story

Author: Dr Alice Roberts
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 140938330X
Size: 34.88 MB
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This is the first time that the story of evolution has been documented in such amazing visual detail thanks to the work of renowned Dutch paleoartists, Kennis and Kennis.

Shaping Humanity

Author: John Gurche
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300182023
Size: 73.47 MB
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Describes the process by which the author uses knowledge of fossil discoveries and comparative ape and human anatomy to create forensically accurate representations of human beings' ancient ancestors.