The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture Topics for Discussion

Frank R. Wilson
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Identify, list and describe characteristics associated with the four anthropological reference dates up to and including Homo sapiens.

Explain and discuss the significance of Robin Dunbar's proposed theory of brain growth, language and intelligence. Explain how it might affect tribe size.

Identify elements and describe Wilson's crane operator metaphor. How does the crane help to understand movements of the arm?

Identify and describe how marionettes can be a useful tool to describe human muscle movement. What are the significant parts and how are they connected?

Identify and describe characteristics of juggling that made it fit Serge Percelly's career experience as a tennis player. How do they fit a mind-body dichotomy?

List, describe and discuss the distinguishing capabilities of a pianist's hand and that of a rock climber. What have you done to show the capability of your hand?

Describe and discuss three types of...

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