EDST 391: H. sapiens: What does it mean to be “human”?


Assignment for Day 5

Reading assignment

Thinking assignment

  1. What does the author mean by "the modern human mind?" Please describe it.
  2. How do the author and other scientists infer the existence of this "modern human mind" from the archeological evidence? Please provide specific examples from the reading.
  3. Do the scientists all agree about the facts and the conclusions to be drawn from them? Why, or why not?