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Gaining control : how human behavior evolved

Author: Robert Aunger; Valerie Curtis
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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'Gaining control' tells the story of how human behavioural capacities evolved from those of other animal species. Exploring what is known about the psychological capacities of other groups of animals, the authors reconstruct a fascinating history of our own mental evolution.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Aunger; Valerie Curtis
ISBN: 9780191799334 0191799335 9780191002847 0191002844
OCLC Number: 911195044
Description: 1 online resource.
Other Titles: How human behavior evolved
Responsibility: Robert Aunger and Valerie Curtis.

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'Gaining control' tells the story of how human behavioural capacities evolved from those of other animal species. Exploring what is known about the psychological capacities of other groups of animals, the authors reconstruct a fascinating history of our own mental evolution.

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