NEURAL AND MENTAL EVOLUTION

Origins of the human body, brain, behavior, consciousness, and culture

by Joseph Altman

illustrations by Shirley A. Bayer

  • Front Matter: Preface and Table of Contents
  • ┬áChapter 1: Supernatural, Materialistic, and Biological Theories of Mind
  • Chapter 2: From Sentience to Sensation: Mental Evolution from Protozoans to Agnathans
  • Chapter 3: The Evolution of Body, Brain, Behavior, and Mind in Jawed Fishes
  • Chapter 4: The Evolution of Body, Brain, Behavior, and Mind in Quadruped Amphibians and Reptiles
  • Chapter 5: The Evolution of Body, Brain, Behavior, and Mind from Basal Mammals to Prosimians
  • Chapter 6: The Evolution of Body and Brain, and of Sensory and Motor Processing in Monkeys
  • Chapter 7: The Evolution of Higher Level Neural and Mental Functions in Monkeys
  • Chapter 8: The Evolution of Body, Brain, Behavior, and Mind in Chimpanzees
  • Chapter 9: The Evolution of Body, Brain, Behavior, Culture, and Mentality from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic
  • Chapter 10: Technical, Social, Cultural and Mental Evolution from Archaic to Greek and Roman Civilizations
  • Chapter 11: Technical, Social, Cultural and Mental Evolution During the Middle Ages
  • Chapter 12: Technical, Social, Cultural and Mental Evolution From the Early Modern Age to the Present
  • Chapter 13: Human Personality Differences and Individual Assimilation in Modern Societies
  • Bibliography