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Lucy to Language: The Benchmark Papers

R. I. M. Dunbar, Clive Gamble, and J. A. J. Gowlett (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652594
eISBN:
9780191804700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652594.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The concept of the social brain has become a popular topic in the last decade and has generated interest within the research community and contributed to a wide public examination of human culture, ... More


Harmony and its Role in Human Evolution

Nicholas Bannan (ed.)

in Music, Language, and Human Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199227341
eISBN:
9780191804274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199227341.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role of harmony in human evolution. It provides a commentary on the historical and interdisciplinary emergence of the view on the possible link between singing and language ... More


Relationships and the Social Brain: Integrating Psychological and Evolutionary Perspectives1

Alistair Sutcliffe, R.I.M. Dunbar, Jens Binder, and Holly Arrow

in Lucy to Language: The Benchmark Papers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652594
eISBN:
9780191804700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652594.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the layered structure of personal social networks by integrating an evolutionary perspective with a psychological perspective. Drawing on theory from evolutionary psychology ... More


Close Social Relationships: An Evolutionary Perspective

S.G.B. Roberts, Holly Arrow, J.A.J. Gowlett, Julia Lehmann, and R.I.M. Dunbar

in Lucy to Language: The Benchmark Papers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652594
eISBN:
9780191804700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652594.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines close social relationships from an evolutionary perspective. Drawing on evidence from social psychology, evolutionary theory, ethology, anthropology, and sociology, it analyses ... More


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