The Origin of Modern Human Behavior

@article{Henshilwood2003TheOO,
  title={The Origin of Modern Human Behavior},
  author={C. Henshilwood and C. Marean},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  year={2003},
  volume={44},
  pages={627 - 651}
}
Archaeology’s main contribution to the debate over the origins of modern humans has been investigating where and when modern human behavior is first recognized in the archaeological record. Most of this debate has been over the empirical record for the appearance and distribution of a set of traits that have come to be accepted as indicators of behavioral modernity. This debate has resulted in a series of competing models that we explicate here, and the traits are typically used as the test… Expand
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