Did australopithecines (or early Homo) sling?

Karen R. Rosenberg, Roberta M. Golinkoff, Jennifer M. Zosh

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Abstract

Two arguments are critiqued here. The first is that hominin mothers "parked" their offspring; the evidence does not support that position. The second is that motherese developed to control the behavior of nonambulatory infants. However, Falk's case is stronger if we apply it to children who are already walking and more likely to be influenced by verbal information.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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