This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Frank R. Wilson - The author of The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture.
Lucy - The name given to an example of an Australopithecine who is among the first southern apes to walk upright in Africa.
Sherwood Washburn - An anthropologist whose thesis on Darwinism demonstrates significant work on brain and musculoskeletal systems.
Robin Dunbar - A professor of biology from the University of Liverpool who develops a study that relates neocortex size to brain growth, language, and intelligence.
Merlin Donald - A Canadian professor...
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