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 simple thought and examine in human evolution and enhance serious pondering talents for lay readers and students.

  • Examines intriguing—yet generally misunderstood—topics, from normal rules approximately evolution and human origins to the evolution of contemporary people and up to date traits within the field
  • Describes what fossils, archaeology, and genetics can let us know approximately human origins
  • Demonstrates the ways that technology adapts and adjustments through the years to include new proof and higher explanations
  • Includes myths resembling “Humans lived whilst dinosaurs;” “Lucy was once so small simply because she was once a child;” “Our ancestors have continuously made fire;” and “There is a sturdy dating among mind measurement and intelligence”
  • Comprised of stand-alone essays which are excellent for informal interpreting, in addition to footnotes and references that let readers to delve extra deeply into topics

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