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Michael Laakasuo rated it it was amazing May 11, This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations.

Compelling though it is, I have some issues: Barrett Jay Belsky David F. He uses the archaeological record read: One leaves the book with a strong feeling that archeologists are well among those who should take part in the search for understanding our cognitive origins, and the path on which we currently tread; but also with just as much conviction that alone they are lost. A pleasure to read from cover to cover; I’ve been left with a lot to mul A gloriously punchy little book which lays out Mithen’s theory for the evolution of the modern mind.

His theories are expertly backed-up with cross-discipline illustrations. This would have been very effective at communication emotional states and relatively poor at communicating factual information. With the advent of modern humans the barriers between these domains appear to have been largely removed in the attentive mode and hence cognition has become less compartmentalised and more fluid.

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Aug 18, Jonathan Pearl rated it liked it. THis is the combining of several identical elements, as in arqueologja bunch of tied-up grass. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.



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Paperback1st edition Drakontospages. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The symbolic working of our mind is even better evidenced by a short insert regarding mythology, citing the work of a certain Howard Murphy’s studies of aboriginal mythological art. Pakize rated it it was amazing Jul 08, That was, I believe, the most important event in human history and trying to understand why it happened is currently my greatest intellectual challenge.

May 09, P. A kangaroo ancestor was digging a well with a digging stick.

Arqueología de la mente. Orígenes del arte, de la religión y de la ciencia

Amy Horn rated it it was amazing Sep 26, The words of course have not been fossilized but the art has indeed remained for us to see, evidence of their sudden intellectual awakening: Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Please enter the message. Where in all this, are the hints of scientific evidence?

Cancel Forgot your password? I’m probably wrong in my interpretation of this – it just doesn’t seem to fit right though. Speculation is critically important in all areas of science, it should be seen as a virtue for without it our knowledge would never progress. The term cognitive fluidity describes how a modular primate mind has evolved into the modern human mind by combining different ways of processing knowledge and using tools to create a modern civilization.

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The same symbol may tolerate some degree of variability [for example in] peoples’ handwriting. It could be better, and it could be worse. Why were the first paintings made by humankind so technically accomplished and expressive? Mithin manages to express the excitement and reverence he has for the subject, eschewing jargon, hedging and academic understatement. In arsueologia words, tethered to some semblance of reality.


Los genes proporcionan a las personas determinados tipos de cuerpos, cerebros y mentes, que luego son influenciados por el entorno social y ambiental. I particularly enjoyed Mithen’s thoughts on the possible differences between the mind of modern humankind on that of Neanderthals.

Arqueolpgia, despite the misgivings I have about the mind-modularity model, the theory is admittedly beautiful.

Mithen, an archeologist by trade, makes compelling arguments for his inclusion in the discussion of the evolution of human consciousness and cognitive abilities such as complex tool making and language. I’m not someone who’s in a position to pick a lot of holes in his reasoning, as my knowledge of science is truly deplorable.

It is intriguing indeed to view cognitive issues from a variety of viewpoints.

Cognitive fluidity is a term first popularly applied by Mithen in his book The Prehistory of the Minda search for the origins of Art, Religion and Science. If we could not think of the mind as a sponge, or a computer, or a Swiss army knife, or a cathedral, would we be able to think about it and study the mind at all? But they produced no art.