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 uncomplicated concept and study in human evolution and advance serious pondering talents for lay readers and students.

  • Examines intriguing—yet commonly misunderstood—topics, from normal rules approximately evolution and human origins to the evolution of recent people and up to date developments 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 adjustments over the years to include new proof and higher explanations
  • Includes myths resembling “Humans lived whilst dinosaurs;” “Lucy was once so small simply because she used to be a child;” “Our ancestors have continuously made fire;” and “There is a robust courting among mind measurement and intelligence”
  • Comprised of stand-alone essays which are ideal for informal interpreting, in addition to footnotes and references that let readers to delve extra deeply into topics

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