History - Temple Grandin, Dogs Make Us Human & Rachael...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Temple Grandin, Dogs Make Us Human & Rachael Gorman, HIST 2110 Cooking Up Bigger Brains 2/2/11 The texts, by Grandin and Gorman respectively, both posit extremely significant evolutionary developments that are more similar than they may seem at first glance. In Cooking Up Bigger Brains, a scientist working with Chimpanzees explains the possible link between the advent of cooking and the growth of the human brain. Likewise, in Dogs Make Us Human, Temple Grandin examines the nearly congruent changes in the human brain and the canine brain at the approximate time of the first domestication of wolves. Each theory, if substantiated, is a very important discovery in both the scientific community, and the world at large. While each event being examined happened hundreds of thousands of years ago, the research involved draws more on physical evidence than speculation. The ability of the scientists described in each text to scrutinize bones and other primary-source artifacts of the time, lends tremendous weight to their...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course HISTORY 2110 taught by Professor Phoenix during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Page1 / 3

History - Temple Grandin, Dogs Make Us Human & Rachael...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online