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How Children Invented Humanity: The Role of Development in Human Evolution


"Infants and children are the often-ignored heroes when it comes to understanding human evolution. Evolutionary pressures acted upon the young of our ancestors more powerfully than on adults. Changes over the course of development in our ancestors were primarily responsible for the species and the people we have become. This book takes an evolutionary developmental perspective, emphasizing that developmental plasticity - the ability to change our physical and psychological selves early in life - is the creative force in ...

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    • Title: How Children Invented Humanity by David F. Bjorklund
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic US
    • Print ISBN: 9780190066864, 0190066865
    • eText ISBN: 9780190066888
    • Edition: 2020 1st edition
    • Format: EPUB eBook

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