A Strange and Unlikely Creature

The Cognitive Abilities That Make Us Uniquely Human

Photo by Steve Halama on Unsplash

What makes us human? If you tend to think more literally, you may give the (valid) response that specific characteristics of our genomes are what define some organisms as human and others as not. But this isn’t generally what we mean when we ask this question. Why is it that when we talk about organisms, we often refer…

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