The Evolution of the Human Brain

Chapter

Abstract

Any of us would be hard pressed to fully realize just how long a time span of six million years actually is. That is the approximate length of time it took for the Homo sapiens brain to develop once our ancestral line diverged from the line which developed into modern chimpanzees and other apes.

Keywords

Europe Posit Hunt Amylase Pleistocene 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA

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