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Gregory Cochran

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The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution (2009)
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review 1: This is a fascinating book on the mutual influence of genes on culture and of culture on genes. The "explosion" referred to in the title was the advent of agriculture, which greatly multiplied the size of the human population, greatly altered culture, and redirected human evoluti...
The Ten Thousand Year Explosion (2000)
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review 1: The old thinking is that, when cultural evolution took off, biological evolution stopped -- because instead of being shaped by our environment, we began shaping our environment to us. That idea always seemed reasonable to me, but this book has changed my mind. The authors contend...
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