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What made early humans smart

21 mins | Jul 10, 2021

It’s time to forget the image of a chimpanzee turning into a human. Walking upright made our ancestors easy prey. But, it also made them smart. Kevin Berger interviews anthropologist Jeremy DeSilva. They discuss his book “First Steps: How Upright Walking Made Us Human”, a genial guide that reveals the common misconceptions surrounding the explanations for why humans evolved the way they have.

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