Human Cognitive Evolution


Survey of methods/theories used in the study of human cognitive evolution; development of cognition in children; brain damaged patients; cognitive abilities of great apes; paleoanthropology of early and modern humans and evidence for mental abilities and culture; cross-cultural and sex differences in human cognition; genetics and the evolution of cognition. Recommended prerequisite: Evolutionary Anthropology 101 or Psychology 102.
Curriculum Codes
  • NS
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • EVANTH 260
  • PSY 255
Typically Offered
Fall Only