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Prehistoric pin-up 00:06:00

Prehistoric Pin-up

by Maria Malina
Prehistoric Pin-up
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Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1007 views
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A carved female figurine dating to at least 35,000 years ago has been recovered from caves in the Hohle Fels region of Germany. The figure represents the oldest figurative art yet discovered. In this film the authors describe the importance of their ....

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Standing on the shoulders of giants 00:44:00

Standing on the shoulders of giants: cumulative culture and social learning strategies

by Rachel Kendal
Standing on the shoulders of giants: cumulative culture and social learning strategies
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Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 804 views
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Building upon the knowledge of others over many generations, currently referred to as cumulative cultural evolution, is arguably unique to humans and widely thought to be responsible for our success in colonising virtually every terrestrial habitat o....

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Johanson 01:29:00

The Quest for Human Origins

by Don Johanson
The Quest for Human Origins
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Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 852 views
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A lecture given as part of the Origins 09 series at Florida State University to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species'. Don Johanson's is one of the most recognized names in anthropology the world over. He reached int....

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