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The Wolf in Mythology

Humankind has discovered a multitude of methods by which we can communicate, developed from the most basic of gestures and sounds, through the advent of pictorial representation in cave paintings, an ever complex plethora of languages, dialects and languages that … Continue reading

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The Intrusion of Voice

Communication is a vital part of human behaviour and, indeed, our experience of life. We need to communicate with other human beings to feel complete and to help us understand ourselves. It is all too easy to feel lost within … Continue reading

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Cave Paintings: Most Early Artists Were Female

A new analysis of the handprints found in prehistoric cave art in France and Spain has challenged the long held belief that cave art was produced by males. Archaeologist Dean Snow of Pennsylvania State University has published his research on … Continue reading

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Origins of Language

Spoken communication came about due to the development of the vocal tract and the cognitive abilities in humans required to understand and produce vocalisations. This development has been dated to the Pleistocene period and our ancestors Homo habilis and Homo … Continue reading

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