Reviews and Recommendations; November/December 2011; Scientific American Mind; by Frank Bures, Samantha Murphy, Jordan Lite, Victoria Stern, Brian Mossop; 2 Page(s)
Harnessed: How Language and Music Mimicked Nature and Transformed Ape to Man
by Mark Changizi. BenBella Books, 2011
Once upon a time, humans could not hold conversations or sing songs together. Now we chatter incessantly, not only with speech but also through text messages, tweets and status updates. How we transformed into the highly social species we are today remains the subject of many theories.