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Published: 13 November 2020

392 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190066864

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How Children Invented Humanity

The Role of Development in Human Evolution

Author David F. Bjorklund

  • Argues that developmental plasticity--the ability to change our physical and psychological selves early in life--is the creative force in evolution
  • Features the latest research and theory in evolutionary developmental psychology in a brief and accessible form
  • Includes a fascinating section on evolutionary mismatches during childhood and adolescence

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