The story of the human body
The Story Of The Human Body
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Cancel anytime. Long present a potentially life-changing proposal: Much of human life has an unconsidered component that explains an array of behaviors previously thought to be unrelated, including why winners cheat, why geniuses often suffer with mental illness, why nearly all diets fail, and more. In Social , renowned psychologist Matthew Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience, revealing that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental, more basic, than our need for food or shelter. Because of this, our brain uses its spare time to learn about the social world-other people and our relation to them. Move Your DNA explains the science behind our need for natural movement - right down to the cellular level. It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter-gatherer's life and the movements in our own. It shows the many problems with using exercise like movement vitamins instead of addressing the deeper issue of a poor movement diet.
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In recent years there have been a growing number of popular books that try and put an evolutionary perspective on the human condition. In general they have suffered from either over-claiming the relevance of the particular perspective they have taken, or from over simplifying complex contexts in which their particular disease focus is set. I must admit to having co-authored a couple that suffer from these criticisms . The challenge with such books is always for whom is the author writing. Is it to educate and inform the general public, to educate health care professionals, too many of whom are sadly lacking in knowledge in evolutionary medicine or is it to incite some particular actions in society, medicine or public health.
The Story of the Human Body
Pantheon Books: New York. ISBN: Paperback Academics and people who view and discuss the human body in the light of evolution pinpoint changes based on solid scientific ground, informed speculation, or hand waving, which must have occurred for our species to survive over other archaic hominins.