Not a Chimp: The Hunt to Find the Genes that Make Us Human

  title={Not a Chimp: The Hunt to Find the Genes that Make Us Human},
  author={Jeremy E. Taylor},
Introduction 1. The language gene that wasn't 2. Brain-builders 3. The riddle of the 1.6% 4. Less-is-more 5. More is better 6. Pandora's box 7. Povinelli's gauntlet 8. Clever corvids 9. Inside the brain - the devil is in the detail 10. Playing with madness 11. The ape that domesticated itself 
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  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 2011
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