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Handbook of Cognitive Archaeology: Psychology in Prehistory

The remains that archaeologists uncover reveal ancient minds at work as much as ancient hands, and for decades many have sought a better way of understanding those minds. This understanding is at the forefront of cognitive archaeology, a discipline that … Continue reading

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The Physiology of Moral Sentiments

Adam Smith made a persuasive case that “moral sentiments” are the foundation of ethical behaviors in his 1759 The Theory of Moral Sentiments.  This view is still controversial as philosophers debate the extent of human morality.   One type of moral … Continue reading

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