Artifice and art itself – these are the two meanings of the Greek word technē. Technē is, according to French philosopher, Bernard Stiegler, and according to the myth of Prometheus and Epimetheus… 1,197 more words
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The team coordinated by Naomichi Ogihara has published an analytical review on computed reconstruction of fossil crania and interpolation of their brain morphology. The article presents and discusses the applications of biomedical imaging in paleontology, including technical and algebraic details. 96 more words
I started composing-writing “Hyposocial Human” six months ago and have added 248 posts during that interval. At times I’ve thought that I would quit, or stop for a ‘blogcation’ – even an Asperger can get tired of focusing on too narrow a topic for too long and I would necessarily run out of things to say. 480 more words
in relative peace?
I don’t know. My concrete, visual, practical and fact-based Asperger-type brain says
but I concede that there must be an equilibrium point; a group large enough to ensure survival, but small enough that each individual depends on the others for survival and simply can’t afford to behave badly. 728 more words
In their last review Jean-Jacques Hublin, Simon Neubauer and Philipp Gunz address the effects of hominins’ life histories in brain evolution. Encephalization in humans involved energetic costs that were sustained through changes in social structure and metabolic adaptations, including changes in the diet quality, as explained by the… 325 more words