The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals

The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals

by Thomas Suddendorf


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465030149
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 861,323
Product dimensions: 6.56(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Thomas Suddendorf is a professor of psychology at the University of Queensland whose research has attracted honors and awards from such organizations as the American Psychological Association, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the Association for Psychological Science. His work has been covered by the New York Times, Discover, and Science, among other outlets. Born and raised in Germany, he lives in Brisbane, Australia.

Table of Contents

1 The Last Humans 1

2 Remaining Relatives 15

3 Minds Comparing Minds 39

4 Talking Apes 63

5 Time Travelers 89

6 Mind Readers 113

7 Smarter Apes 133

8 A New Heritage 157

9 Right and Wrong 185

10 Mind the Gap 215

11 The Real Middle Earth 231

12 Quo Vadis? 269

Acknowledgments 285

Bibliographic Notes 289

References 309

Index 341

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