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By John H. Relethford

50 nice Myths of Human Evolution makes use of universal misconceptions to discover uncomplicated idea and study in human evolution and enhance serious pondering talents for lay readers and students.

  • Examines intriguing—yet greatly 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 alterations over the years to include new facts and higher explanations
  • Includes myths reminiscent of “Humans lived even as dinosaurs;” “Lucy was once so small simply because she was once a child;” “Our ancestors have constantly made fire;” and “There is a sturdy dating among mind dimension and intelligence”
  • Comprised of stand-alone essays which are ideal for informal studying, in addition to footnotes and references that let readers to delve extra deeply into topics

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