CARTA: Behaviorally Modern Humans: The Origin of Us – Rick Potts: African Climate of the Last 400,000 Years

8/2/2013; 19 minutes

Rick Potts (Smithsonian Institution) suggests that the complexity of climate dynamics, and associated resource uncertainty, likely influenced the evolution of adaptive versatility in our species, expressed by the expansion of mobile technologies, symbolism, social networks, and behavioral diversity. (#25390)

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