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Academic & Professional Books  Evolutionary Biology  Evolution

The Lopsided Ape Evolution of the Generative Mind

By: MC Corballis
366 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs
The Lopsided Ape
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  • The Lopsided Ape ISBN: 9780195083521 Paperback Oct 1994 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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  • The Lopsided Ape ISBN: 9780195066753 Hardback Dec 1992 Out of Print #35550
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About this book

What enables human beings to communicate with one another through the use of speech? The author takes the reader on a fascinating tour of the origins and implications of the structure of the human brain.

Contents

Are humans unique?; Human evolution; The human condition; Human handedness; Human language; The evolution of language; Language and the brain; Praxis and the left brain; The magic carpet; The duality of the brain; The plastic brain; Conclusions.

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By: MC Corballis
366 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs
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wide-ranging and erudite ... An excellent read, enlivened by many anecdotes, historical details and jokes Nature A remarkable blend of erudition, clarity, and humour ... This book is compulsive reading Times Higher Educational Supplement
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