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Overview

Introduction
Humanity’s Journey
by Kate Wong

 

Section 1: Where We Came From

1.1   Where We Came From
        by The Editors

1.2   Welcome to the Family
        by Bernard Wood

1.3   Mystery Human
        by Kate Wong

1.4   Climate Shocks
        by Peter B. deMenocal

1.5   Tales of a Stone Age Neuroscientist
        by Dietrich Stout

1.6   When the Sea Saved Humanity
        by Curtis W. Marean

1.7   Human Hybrids
        by Michael F. Hammer

 

Section 2: What Makes Us Special

2.1   The Naked Truth
        by Nina G. Jablonski

2.2   The “It” Factor
        by Gary Stix

2.3   Neandertal Minds
        by Kate Wong

2.4   Powers of Two
        by Blake Edgar

2.5   The Evolution of Grandparents
        by Rachel Caspari

2.6   One for All
        by Frans de Waal

2.7   The Origins of Creativity
        by Heather Pringle

 

Section 3: Where We Are Going

3.1   Where We Are Going
        by The Editors

3.2   The Networked Primate
        by Mark Fischetti

3.3   Still Evolving (After All These Years)
        by John Hawks

3.4   Starship Humanity
        by Cameron M. Smith

3.5   The 1 Percent Difference
        by Kate Wong

Evolution: The Human Odyssey

The complex story of human evolution is a tale seven million years in the making. Each new discovery adds to or revises our story and our understanding of how we came to be the way we are. In this eBook, Evolution: The Human Odyssey*, we explore the evolution of those characteristics that make us human.
 

*Editor's Note: Special Edition was published as The Story of Us. The eBook adaptation contains all of the articles, but some of the artwork has been removed to optimize viewing on tablet devices. 

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