Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology

Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology Author(s): Clark Spencer Larsen

Difference between 3rd and 2nd editions
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Key differences between 3rd and 2nd editions

  • Period between current and previous editions: 4 years (2014 vs 2010).
  • The First Ed. of Larsen' anthropology text was published in 2008.
  • Each chapter ends with Evolution Matters section.
  • The Third edition presents new material on:
  • Latest research on why social learning and accumulation of knowledge over generations is essential for human adaptation.
  • Taxonomy and primate evolution is based on ancestor-descendant relationships.
  • Latest developments in genetics.
  • Maladaptive behaviors associated with obesity.
  • Relationship between increasing global rates of obesity and obesogenic environment (environment that contributes to unhealthy weight gain.).
  • Recent discoveries in hominin paleontology from Asia and Africa.
  • Pivotal role of fire and cooking in human evolution.
  • Identification of Neanderthal genes in modern human DNA.
  • How global warming can affect future human health.
3rd Edition of
Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology
eBook, 576 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780393923056
Published by: W. W. Norton & Company, February 01, 2014
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2nd Edition of
Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology
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ISBN-10: 0393934985
ISBN-13: 9780393934984
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1st Edition of
Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology
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ISBN-10: 0393977374
ISBN-13: 9780393977370
Published by: W. W. Norton & Company, March 13, 2008
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