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TITLE : The Ape That Spoke Language And The Evolution Of The Human Mind

To ask other readers questions about the ape that spoke please sign up be the first to ask a question about the ape that spoke mccrone begins with two assumptions that self consciousness must have a biological basis and that the mind evolved language is one of the defining humaneven 12 years after it was published mccrones first book remains a lucid introduction to the workings of the human brain the history of its evolution and the role of language in the development of self consciousness and intelligencethe ape that spoke language and the evolution of the human mind john mccrone new york william morrow 1991 288 pp isbn 068810326x 1995 clothbibliography includes bibliographical references p 264 282 publishers summary science journalist john mccrone shows how the evolution of language in mans ape ancestors led to an explosion of mental abilitiesget this from a library the ape that spoke language and the evolution of the human mind john mccrone the story of how the human mind evolved and what happened once homo sapiens learned to speak

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