Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 January 2018

344 Pages | 46

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190680916

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The Rise of Homo Sapiens: The Evolution of Modern Thinking

Second Edition

Frederick L. Coolidge and Thomas Wynn

  • Emphasizes the archaeological record of cognitive evolution.
  • Advocates enhanced working memory as a model for understanding cognitive evolution.

New to this Edition:

  • Provides updates to the growing fields of epigenetic inheritance, embodied cognition, and neuroaesthetics, as well as
  • Incorporates developments on the role of sleep and the difference between Neandertal and modern human cognition.

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