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Robin Dunbar

Thinking Big
by Clive Gamble ~ Paperback / softback

When and how did the brains of our hominin ancestors become human minds? When and why did our capacity for language or art, music and dance evolve? It is the contention of this pathbreaking and provocative book that it was the need for early humans to live in ever-larger social groups, and to mainta...

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On the Wabash
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback

Excerpt from On the Wabash: A Comedy in Three Acts The general strike, a labor play. Four acts. Vina calterp, a problem play. Three acts. Thirteenth AT table, a tragi-comedy. Three acts. A woman's home, a domestic comedy. One act. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands o...

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On the Wabash ..
by Robin Dunbar ~ Hardback

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references...

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How Many Friends Does One Person Need?
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback / softback

We are the product of our evolutionary history and this history colours our everyday lives from why we kiss to how religious we are. In How Many Friends Does One Person Need? Robin Dunbar explains how the distant past underpins our current behaviour, through the groundbreaking experiments that have ...

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Evolutionary Psychology
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback / softback

This accessible guide provides an introduction to evolutionary psychology - the fascinating and often controversial new discipline that studies human behavior, evolution and the mind. Starting with its origins in the work of Charles Darwin, the book covers all the key areas of evolutionary psycholo...

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Human Evolutionary Psychology
by Louise Barrett ~ Paperback

Why do people resort to plastic surgery to look young? Why are stepchildren at greatest risk of fatal abuse? Why do we prefer gossip to algebra? Why must Dogon wives live alone in a dark hut for five days a month? Why are young children good at learning language but not sharing? Over the past decade...

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Reproductive Decisions: An Economic Analysis of Gelada Baboon Social...
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback

Robin Dunbar uses economic models to explore the social behavior of the gelada baboon (Theropithecus gelada), a unique species, whose social system is one of the most complex among the primates. His work illustrates the value of an approach that views social behavior as being ultimately concerned wi...

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The Human Story
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback / softback

A wonderfully accessible, up-to-the-minute account of human evolution by 'one of the most respected evolutionary psychologists in Britain'(Guardian). Of the dozen or so hominid species once in existence, why are we the only one to have survived? What is it that sets us so firmly apart from all the o...

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Human Evolution
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback / softback

What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why do we need them? The past 12,000 years represent the only time in the sweep of human history when there has been only one human species. How did this extraordinary proliferation of species come about - and then go extinct...

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Reproductive Decisions: An Economic Analysis of Gelada Baboon Social...
by Robin Dunbar ~ Hardback

Robin Dunbar uses economic models to explore the social behavior of the gelada baboon (Theropithecus gelada), a unique species, whose social system is one of the most complex among the primates. His work illustrates the value of an approach that views social behavior as being ultimately concerned wi...

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On the Wabash ..
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally impor...

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How Many Friends Does One Person Need?
by Robin Dunbar ~ Hardback

Why do men talk and women gossip, and which is better for you? Why is monogamy a drain on the brain? And why should you be suspicious of someone who has more than 150 friends on Facebook? We are the product of our evolutionary history, and this history colors our everyday lives - from why we joke to...

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Primate Conservation Biology
by Guy Cowlishaw ~ Paperback / softback

From the snub-nosed monkeys of China to the mountain gorillas of central Africa, our closest nonhuman relatives are in critical danger worldwide. A recent report, for example, warns that nearly 20 percent of the world's primates may go extinct within the next ten or twenty years. In this book Guy Co...

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Thinking Big
by Robin Dunbar ~ Hardback

When and how did the brains of our hominin ancestors become human minds? When and why did our capacity for language or art, music and dance evolve? It is the contention of this pathbreaking and provocative book that it was the need for early humans to live in ever-larger social groups, and to mainta...

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Primate Social Systems
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback / softback

This book grew from small beginnings as I began to find unexpected patterns emerging from the data in the literature. The more I thought about the way in which primate social systems worked, the more interesting things turned out to be. I am conscious that, at times, this has introduced a certain am...

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The Science of Love and Betrayal
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback / softback

Falling in love is one of the strangest things we can do - and one of the things that makes us uniquely human. But what happens to our brains when our eyes meet across a crowded room? Why do we kiss each other, forget our friends, seek a 'good sense of humour' in Lonely Hearts adverts and try (and f...

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Online Social Networks
by Valerio Arnaboldi ~ Paperback / softback

Online Social Networks: Human Cognitive Constraints in Facebook and Twitter provides new insights into the structural properties of personal online social networks and the mechanisms underpinning human online social behavior. As the availability of digital communication data generated by social m...

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Human Reproductive Decisions
by Robin Dunbar ~ Hardback

Reproductive biologists, evolutionary biologists, demographers and social scientists all have a common interest in the business of human reproduction. Their perspectives, however, are very different and have traditionally prevented them from having much to do with each other. The conference on which...

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The Science of Love and Betrayal
by Robin Dunbar ~ Paperback / softback

Falling in love is one of the strangest things we can do -and one of the things that makes us uniquely human. But what happens to our brains when our eyes meet across a crowded room? Why do we kiss each other, forget our friends, seek a 'good sense of humour' in Lonely Hearts adverts and try (and fa...

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