Chapter 10. The Rise and Fall of Neandertal

  1. Frederick L. Coolidge and
  2. Thomas Wynn

Published Online: 30 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308297.ch10

The Rise of The Evolution of Modern Thinking

The Rise of The Evolution of Modern Thinking

How to Cite

Coolidge, F. L. and Wynn, T. (2009) The Rise and Fall of Neandertal, in The Rise of The Evolution of Modern Thinking, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308297.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152532

Online ISBN: 9781444308297

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Keywords:

  • rise and fall of Neandertal;
  • Neandertal role in human evolution;
  • Neandertals - true Europeans evolving in Europe from Homo heidelbergensis;
  • Neandertal brains;
  • Neandertal archeology - living comparatively close to present;
  • skill and effectiveness of Neandertal hunters;
  • Neandertals technology - continuing trends established by European Homo heidelbergensis;
  • symbolism and social life;
  • Neandertal cognition - executive functions and working memory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Grades and Clades

  • Description

  • Neandertal Archeology

  • Neandertal Cognition

  • The Neandertal Role in Human Evolution