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The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence

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Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends--and their amazing links to recent discoveries.

"A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen billion years ago, to the day before yesterday...It's a delight."

THE NEW YORK TIMES

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-259) and index.

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ISBN:
9780345346292
Author:
Sagan, Carl
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Intellect
Subject:
Brain
Subject:
Genetic psychology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Biology-Evolution
Subject:
science;evolution;biology;non-fiction;intelligence;psychology;anthropology;brain;philosophy;popular science;human evolution;evolutionary psychology;consciousness;cognitive science;neuroscience;essays;nature;history;carl sagan;human intelligence;mind;cosmo
Subject:
science;evolution;biology;non-fiction;intelligence;psychology;anthropology;brain;philosophy;popular science;human evolution;evolutionary psychology;consciousness;cognitive science;neuroscience;essays;nature;history;carl sagan;human intelligence;mind;cosmo
Subject:
science;evolution;biology;non-fiction;intelligence;psychology;anthropology;brain;philosophy;popular science;human evolution;evolutionary psychology;consciousness;cognitive science;neuroscience;essays;nature;history;carl sagan;human intelligence;mind;cosmo
Subject:
science;evolution;biology;non-fiction;intelligence;psychology;anthropology;brain;philosophy;popular science;human evolution;evolutionary psychology;consciousness;cognitive science;neuroscience;essays;nature;history;carl sagan;human intelligence;mind;cosmo
Subject:
science;evolution;biology;non-fiction;intelligence;psychology;anthropology;brain;philosophy;popular science;human evolution;evolutionary psychology;consciousness;cognitive science;neuroscience;essays;nature;history;carl sagan;human intelligence;mind;cosmo
Subject:
science;evolution;biology;non-fiction;intelligence;psychology;anthropology;brain;philosophy;popular science;human evolution;evolutionary psychology;consciousness;cognitive science;neuroscience;essays;nature;history;carl sagan;human intelligence;mind;cosmo
Subject:
science;evolution;biology;non-fiction;intelligence;psychology;anthropology;brain;philosophy;popular science;human evolution;evolutionary psychology;consciousness;cognitive science;neuroscience;essays;nature;history;carl sagan;human intelligence;mind;cosmo
Subject:
science;evolution;biology;non-fiction;intelligence;psychology;anthropology;brain;philosophy;popular science;human evolution;evolutionary psychology;consciousness;cognitive science;neuroscience;essays;nature;history;carl sagan;human intelligence;mind;cosmo
Subject:
science;evolution;biology;non-fiction;intelligence;psychology;anthropology;brain;philosophy;popular science;human evolution;evolutionary psychology;consciousness;cognitive science;neuroscience;essays;nature;history;carl sagan;human intelligence;mind;cosmo
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
P23-207
Publication Date:
19861212
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
6.87x4.24x.81 in. .31 lbs.

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