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The Evolution of Culture

Volume IV

by Stefan Linquist

<p>Recent years have seen a transformation in thinking about the nature of culture. Rather than viewing culture in opposition to biology, a growing number of researchers now regard culture as subject to evolutionary processes. Recent ...

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The Evolution of Human Sexuality

by Donald Symons

<p>Author Donald Symonds examines the differences between men and women in sexual behavior and attitudes, concluding that these differences are innate and that it is impossible to achieve identical sexualities in males and females. A central ...

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The Evolution of Human Wisdom

by Marcus Baynes-Rock, Dylan Belton, Ben Campbell & others

<p>This volume addresses key questions about the puzzle of human origins by focusing on a topic that is largely unexplored thus far, namely, the evolution of human wisdom. How can we best understand the human capacity for wisdom, where did it ...

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The Evolution of Primary Sexual Characters in Animals

by Janet Leonard & Alex Cordoba-Aguilar

<p>Primary sexual traits, those structures and processes directly involved in reproduction, are some of the most diverse, specialized, and bizarre in the animal kingdom. Moreover, reproductive traits are often species-specific, suggesting that ...

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The Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers, and the Marvelous Subterranean World Beneath our Feet

by Anthony J. Martin

<p><strong>What is the best way to survive when the going gets tough? Hiding underground. From penguins to dinosaurs, trilobites, and humans, Anthony Martin reveals the subterranean secret of survival.</strong></p> <p>Humans have “gone ...

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The Evolutionary Strategies that Shape Ecosystems

by J. Philip Grime & Simon Pierce

<p>In 1837 a young Charles Darwin took his notebook, wrote &quot;I think&quot; and then sketched a rudimentary, stick-like tree. Each branch of Darwin's tree of life told a story of survival and adaptation – adaptation of animals and plants not ...

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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

by Charles Darwin & Konrad Lorenz

<p>Darwin's work of 1872 still provides the point of departure for research in the theory of emotion and expression. Although he lacked the modern research tool of cybernetics, his basic methods have not been improved upon: the study of infants,

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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

by Charles Darwin

"The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals" is Darwin's classic examination of behavior as can be witnessed through the outwardly visible expression of emotions. The timeless question of "nature vs. nurture" is one that has perplexed ...

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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

by Charles Darwin

In this book, Darwin seeks to trace the animal origins of human characteristics, such as the pursing of the lips in concentration and the tightening of the muscles around the eyes in anger and efforts of memory. Darwin sought out the opinions of

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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals [Illustrated] [Special Edition]

by Charles Darwin

<p>The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals is a book by Charles Darwin, published in 1872, concerning genetically determined aspects of behaviour. It was published thirteen years after On the Origin of Species and, alongside his 1871 ...

ISBN: 1230001288414

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The Extended Specimen

Emerging Frontiers in Collections-Based Ornithological Research

by Michael S. Webster

<p><em>The Extended Specimen</em> highlights the research potential for ornithological specimens, and is meant to encourage ornithologists poised to initiate a renaissance in collections-based ornithological research. Contributors illustrate how

ISBN: 9781351646789

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The Factors of Organic Evolution

by Herbert Spencer

The two parts of which this Essay consists, originally published in The Nineteenth Century for April and May 1886 respectively, now reappear with the assent of the proprietor and editor of that periodical, to whom my thanks are due for his ...

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The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms

by Charles Darwin

<p>Charles Darwin was an English scientist best known for his contributions to the theory of evolution and his belief in natural selection. Darwin’s writings remain popular and influential in science today.  This edition of The Formation of ...

ISBN: 9781531268565

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The Four States Of Consciousness

by Michael Mathiesen

<p>Recently Discovered - Electrons that become 'Entangled' learn about a partner Electron and never forget. is this the first level of Consciousness in the universe? The author - Scientist, Michael Mathiesen believes it is and has penned an easy

ISBN: 9781533018960

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The Functional and Evolutionary Biology of Primates

by Russell Tuttle

<p>These original contributions on the evolution of primates and the techniques for studying the subject cover an enormous range of material and incorporate the work of specialists from many different fields, showing the necessity of a ...

ISBN: 9781351482523

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The Funny Society

by Lorenzo Bonanni

<p>The book describes scientifically but with a simple terminology, sometimes with irony and humour, the evolutionary and ethological reasons of the love and hate within the couple, why we use deception, why we are attracted to flowers.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781547590179

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The Genesis of Nature and the Nature of Genesis

by Norman Parker

Creation and Evolution are topics which raise some hard questions: How did Nature start? (What is the real "origin of species"?) Were living things created by God, or did they evolve? (or both ?) How long ago did it all happen? What do the ...

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The Greatest Story NEVER Told

The Assured Triumph of Human Inevitability and Superiority

by Elvis Newman

“What we call imagination is actually the universal library of what’s real. You couldn’t imagine it if it weren’t real somewhere, sometime.” Terence MckennaScientific theories that were once considered right and mighty were later proven wrong. ...

ISBN: 9781681810119

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The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology

by David M. Buss

The foundations of practice and the most recent discoveries in theintriguing newfield of evolutionary psychology Why is the mind designed the way it is? How does input from the environment interact with the mind to produce behavior? By taking ...

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The Heart, The Pathway of Light

by Diane K. Chapin

<p>This is the eleventh and last book to come through Diane before she transitioned.</p> <p>Being the second and last book from her early “training guides,” it is a highly human-oriented reference to complement the previous spiritual nine books

ISBN: 9781634907149

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