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THE NAKED APE: Exploring the science and cultural evolution of human psychology, behavior, cognition, language, memory, intelligence, emotion, and consciousness. (Uh, did I miss anything?)

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Welcome to THE NAKED APE

Those who’ve know me for some time know that I have a moderately strong interest in human consciousness and psychology. Although mind and body cannot exist without one another – and indeed they shape one another – it does seem that the very core of the human experience of ‘self’ exists in the brain alone.

We all know that much of the functioning and maintenance of our body is controlled covertly by the brain or by biological systems that work beneath our threshold of awareness. We do not consciously decide to sweat, or digest our food, or replace our cells.

And yet, in spite of the fact that we know this, we still cling to the illusion that the functioning of our thoughts, our decisions, our perceptions, our preferences, our memories, and our reasoning are under our direct, conscious control.

But neuroscience and psychology are now showing us that this simply is not the case—that the processes of mind and awareness function just as covertly as our biological systems.

That fascinates me!

How is it that the mind – that place of concealment – is also the one place in which awareness itself is known to exist?

The truth is that we don’t know ourselves as well as we’d like to believe. We don’t control our decisions, our perceptions, our motivations, or our memories as well as we think we do.

THE NAKED APE was created to explore these important topics. I welcome any post on human psychology, behavior, cognition, perception, language, memory, intelligence, emotion, and consciousness.

 

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Comment by Doone on September 1, 2019 at 12:57pm

Our ancestor from 3.8 million years ago

https://www.newsweek.com/face-ancient-human-revealed-evolution-1456512


Australopithecus anamensis
The reconstructed face of MRD, a young male belonging to the Australopithecus anamensis. Its discovery has been called a "game changer" for our understanding of human evolution 3.8 million years ago.MATT CROW, COURTESY OF THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Early human evolution is not well understood—and as more fossils are discovered, the picture becomes even more complex. Different species of hominin—which includes the genus Homo, to which humans belong—lived at different times, overlapping in time and space, with new species emerging at different, unknown points.

Comment by Stephen on August 28, 2019 at 10:18am

Australopithecus Evolution

Comment by Doone on August 26, 2019 at 3:56am

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Comment by Doone on August 26, 2019 at 3:52am
VIDEO - Assessing Claims for the “Earliest” Homo sapiens - Berhane Asfaw https://carta.anthropogeny.org/mediaplayer/play/316893/303861 vi
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Comment by Doone on August 26, 2019 at 3:50am
The Short Nosed Bear. Scientists speculate that these delayed human migration into N.A. because they kept picking us off in the Bering Strait.
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Comment by Doone on August 18, 2019 at 4:04pm

Schematic diagram of the inferred age ranges of hominin lineages during the last million years. Source: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jqs.3137 By @JGalwayWitham @JamesColeArch @ChrisStringer65Image

Comment by Doone on August 18, 2019 at 4:01pm

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KNM-ER 1470 cranium, ~1.9 million year old type specimen for Homo rudolfensis that was discovered by Bernard Ngeneo at Koobi Fora, Kenya in August of 1972.
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Comment by Doone on August 18, 2019 at 4:00pm
Reconstruction based on KNM-ER 1470 cranium by paleoartist Jay H. Matternes (National Geographic, June 1973)
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Comment by Mrs.B on August 13, 2019 at 1:45pm

Excellent videos, Stephen.

Comment by Stephen on August 13, 2019 at 2:03am

 
 
 

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