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Unformatted text preview: communicate and then how without communication there would be no means of knowing what others need. The author states that 30,000 years ago people were talking. They have used carvings, rock paintings, and jewelry to express what they feel. Through symbolism they were able to communicate. However, paleontologists observed the brains of these people and sought for any signs of impression which showed areas of speech. The author states that one can tell whether a fossil hominid is able to talk by looking at brain impressions in the skull. (1 point) Do you agree with the author(s)? Why or why not? I agree with Matt Cartmill because through modern day technology if we were to look at the brain we could definitely if speech occurred. I believe that the language the people have used were probably just sounds and not actual language to us, but to them it might have been...
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course ANTHRO 5554 taught by Professor Mr.denderbookrs during the Spring '11 term at Andrews Univeristy.
- Spring '11