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Up From Dragons

The Evolution of Human Intelligence

by John Skoyles

  • 171 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Human biology & related topics,
  • Intelligence,
  • Neurosciences,
  • Popular science,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Psychology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution - Human,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Genetic psychology,
  • Human evolution,
  • Intellect

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9253625M
    ISBN 100071378251
    ISBN 109780071378253


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