Dragons Of Eden

Author: Carl Sagan
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780307801005
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"A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen billion years ago, to the day before yesterday...It's a delight." THE NEW YORK TIMES From the Paperback edition.

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... hold special promises Carl Sagan's popular account of the structure and
function of the brain, The Dragons of Eden: Speculation on the Evolution of
Human Intelligence (£5-95), is being published for the first time in Britain by
Hodder and Stoughton. "The relevance of all this to human intelligence is not
entirely clear" (New Scientist, vol 77, p 579) but the entertainment value cannot
be doubted. The possibility of communication with extra-terrestrial life (a subject
dear to Sagan's heart) ...

Popular Contemporary Writers

Author: Michael D. Sharp
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761476108
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READER'S GUIDE TO MAJOR WORKS THE DRAGONS OF EDEN:
SPECULATIONS ON THE EVOLUTION OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE Genre:
Nonfiction Subgenre: Evolutionary science Published: New York, 1977 Themes
and Issues. Dragons is about the evolution of human intelligence. Humans are a
very new and remarkable life-form with an extremely complicated and powerful
brain, the product of four billion years of evolution. Smarter than other animals but
also related to them ...

The Age Of Spiritual Machines

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101077887
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The Global Brain: Speculations on the Evolutionary Leap to Planetary
Consciousness. Los Angeles: J. P. Tarcher, 1976. Sabbagh, Karl. The Living
Body. London: Macdonald & Company, 1984. Sacks, Oliver. The Man Who
Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales. New York: Harper and Row,
1985. Sagan, Carl. Contact. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985. ______. The
Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence. New
York: Ballantine Books, ...

Extraterrestrial Altruism

Author: Douglas A. Vakoch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642377505
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''Predator-Prey Interactions, Informational Complexity, and the Origins of
Intelligence.'' In Insect Defenses: Adaptive Mechanisms and Strategies of Prey
and Predators, edited by David L. Evans, and Justin O. Schmidt, 129–149.
Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. Sagan, Carl, ed. 1973.
Communication with Extraterrestrial Intelligence (CETI). Cambridge, MA: The MIT
Press. Sagan, Carl. 1977. The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of
Human Intelligence.

The Rise Of Homo Sapiens The Evolution Of Modern Thinking

Author: Frederick L. Coolidge
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190680911
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In P. Mellars & K. R. Gibson (Eds.), Modelling the early human mind (pp. 159–
177). Cambridge, UK: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. Sabater
Pi, J., Veà, J. J., & Serrallonga, J. (1997). Did the first hominids build nests?
Current Anthropology, 38(5), 914–916. Sagan, C. (1977). The dragons of Eden:
Speculations on the evolution of human intelligence. New York: Random House.
Samson, D. R., & Nunn, C. L. (2015). Sleep intensity and the evolution of human
cognition.

The Animal In The Secret World Of Darwin

Author: Michel Bergeron, PhD
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450292054
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The Evolution of Thought: Evolutionary Origins of Great Ape Intelligence
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Sagan Carl. (1974) Broca's Brain:
Reflection on the Romance of Science New York Ballantine Books. Sagan Carl. (
2004) The Dragon of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence
Common Reader Classic Bestsellers Tess Press. (2) Sanderson Stephen K. (
2001) The Evolution of Human Sociality: A Darwinian Conflict Perspective
Lanham, Rowman and ...