When did australopthecuses develop tools? Did neandertals have language? Why did we come down out of the trees in the first place?
Learn how human bodies and brains evolved in the six million years since we split from the chimps. Learn also about the kinds of evidence we can use to understand long-vanished minds.
One of four “Special Topics in Cognition” courses offered this summer, this class is an excellent choice for students interested in psychology, cognitive science, or neuroscience. Appropriate both for those who have taken previous psychology / cognition courses and those who haven’t. Join us also for Human Evolution, Linguistics of Sign Language, and Neurodiversity.
Notes to Parents:
- This course is intended for students at the high-school level.
- If you have questions about whether this course is right for your child, please contact the instructor, Dr. Meg, at firstname.lastname@example.org