Humans Act Like Humans 010

Humans Act Like Humans 010 - When Did Humans Start Acting...

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When Did Humans Start Acting Like Humans? Between 7-5 mya , first hominids originated in Africa and became habitual bipeds By 2.5 mya , still in Africa, hominids were making crude stone tools Soon after 1.8 mya , hominids spread from Africa into Asia, and eventually into Europe AGREEMENT on all of the above
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These anatomically modern humans spread out from Africa, replacing or sometimes interbreeding with nonmodern human types elsewhere Anatomically modern humans ( Homo sapiens sapiens ) had evolved by 130,000 ya in Africa Majority agree that:
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DISAGREEMENT: When, where, and how anatomically modern Homo sapiens achieved behavioral modernity : relying on symbolic thought, elaborating cultural creativity . . . . Becoming fully human in behavior
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Was it in Africa, the Middle East, or Europe? Why change? Was it population increase? Competition with nonmodern humans? A genetic mutation?
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