The effects of the tree-to-ground sleep transition in the evolution of cognition in early Homo

@article{Coolidge2006TheEO,
  title={The effects of the tree-to-ground sleep transition in the evolution of cognition in early Homo},
  author={Frederick L. Coolidge and Thomas Wynn},
  journal={Before Farming},
  year={2006},
  volume={2006},
  pages={1-18}
}
Just as the study of great apes aids in the understanding of early hominid evolution, so too can contemporary dream research help in the understanding of ancient hominid dream life and cognitive evolution. It has been proffered that a major leap forward in the cognitive evolution of hominoids may first have occurred in the building of nests, and a second major step may have been the full transition to ground sleep. These two changes may have begun a modification of the quality and quantity of… Expand
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