Articles by: Jan Ritch-Frel

We Are Living Through a Paradigm Shift in Our Understanding of Human Evolution

We Are Living Through a Paradigm Shift in Our Understanding of Human Evolution

An interview with Professor Chris Stringer, one of the leading experts on human evolution. There’s a paradigm shift underway in our understanding of the past 4 million years of human evolution: ours is a story that includes combinations with other Homo species, spread unevenly across today’s populations—not a neat and linear evolutionary progression. Technological advances and a growing body of archaeological evidence[Read More…]

by 07/04/2023 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Human Prehistory—Why New Discoveries About Human Origins Open Up Revolutionary Possibilities

Human Prehistory—Why New Discoveries About Human Origins Open Up Revolutionary Possibilities

Discoveries in the fields of human origins, paleoanthropology, cognitive science, and behavioral biology have accelerated in the past few decades. We occasionally bump into news reports that new findings have revolutionary implications for how humanity lives today—but the information for the most part is still packed obscurely in the worlds of science and academia. Some experts have tried to make[Read More…]

by 14/10/2022 Comments are Disabled Book Review