Brain Waves through Time: 12 Principles for Understanding the Evolution of the Human Brain and Man's Behavior

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INDEX
Abortion, 85
Acknowledgment, 195
Action readiness, 173, 174
Action tendency, 173, 176
Adapt, 75
Adaptation, 16
Adaptive, 88
Addiction, 94
Adolescence, 94
"Adrenaline junkies," 189
Aggregates, 151, 153, 236
Agriculture, rise of, 24
Alcohol, 77, 94
Alzheimer's disease, 89, 118
Amygdala, 127, 128, 138, 163, 185, 186
Anger, 6
Animal domestication, 24
Annoyance, 6
Anthropology, 25
Association region, 39, 42
Arrows: see Bows and arrows attachment, 157
Australopithecus,210
Australopithecus afarensis,20, 21
Automatic vigilance, 63, 189
Avoidance learning, 136
Axon, 54, 55
Bands, 23, 154
social conditions, 23
size, 23, 26
Behavior modification, 140
Behavioral psychologists, 132
Behavioral psychology, 123
Believing, 69
Biological weapons, 245
Bipedal, 20
Birds, 19
Bonding, 80
Boredom, 181
Bows and arrows, 23
Brain imaging, 8
Brain cells, 52; see also Neurons
Brainstem, 34, 36, 37, 125, 184, 186
Caffeine, 77
Cell, 52
Cell body, 54
Cerebellum, 34, 35, 125, 128
Cerebral cortex, 32, 169, 220; see also Neocortex
Cerebral hemispheres, 34161
Cerebral maturation, 81
Cerebrospinal fluid, 32
Chemical, 55
Child-rearing
prehistoric, 158
modern, 158
Childhood, 153
Childhood attachments, 156
Children, 60
Chimpanzee, 19
Chromosomes, 17
Cigarette smoke, 83
Cities, rise of, 24
Civil servants, 25
Class differences, 25
Classical conditioning, 124, 130, 132, 229
Clergy, 25

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Chapter 1 - The Paradox 1
  • Chapter 2 - Humans in Perspective 15
  • Chapter 3 - The First Network 31
  • Chapter 4 - The Hungry and Biased Brain 51
  • Chapter 5 - The Indelible Stamp of Development 75
  • Chapter 6 - Memories: Loyal and Misunderstood 99
  • Chapter 7 - The Well Conditioned Body 121
  • Chapter 8 - Seeing or Hearing is Doing 147
  • Chapter 9 - The Reliable Brain 169
  • Chapter 10 - Time Travel 199
  • Chapter 11 - The Human Mind, the Group Mind 227
  • Notes 251
  • Index 267
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