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Author Lieberman, Daniel, 1964-

Title The evolution of the human head / Daniel E. Lieberman

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011
 CCRI-Prov.  QM535 .L525 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QM535 .L525 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  QM535 .L525 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QM535 .L525 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 756 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Preface: heads up -- A tinkered ape? -- The skeletal tissues of the head -- Setting the stage : embryonic development of the head -- Modular growth of the fetal and postnatal head -- Integration of the head during fetal and postnatal growth -- The brain and the skull -- You are how you eat : chewing and the head -- Pharynx, larynx, tongue, and lung -- Holding up and moving the head -- Sense and sensitivity : vision, hearing, olfaction, and taste -- Early hominin heads -- Ecce early homo -- The evolution of the head in homo sapiens -- Final thoughts and speculations
LC subject Head -- Evolution
Head -- Growth
Human evolution
ISBN 9780674046368 (alk. paper)
0674046366 (alk. paper)