The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

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Thames & Hudson, Limited, May 5, 2009 - Art and anthropology - 320 pages
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The author combines a lifetime of anthropological research with the most recent neurological insights in this text. Illuminating glimpses into the ancient mind are interwoven with the self-evolving story of modern-day cave discoveries & research.

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Review: The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

User Review  - Witch'sCat - Goodreads

Reading this book gave me such insight into the minds of prehistoric people, their social structures and the neurological changes that enabled them. It's really a fascinating read that is a mix of ... Read full review

Review: The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

User Review  - Tutankhamun18 - Goodreads

Very interesting. Posses ideas about consciousness, hallucinations and society that I have not heard elsewhere. The case studies are of a depth and interest, that you will want to own this book to reread it. Read full review

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