An evolutionary perspective on reading and reading disorders

Abstract: An evolutionary perspective on reading can contribute to understanding dyslexia and other learning disorders. Human beings evolved speech over many thousands of years, but writing and reading are recent inventions, only a few thousand years old. People...

The Role of Symbolic Capacity In The Origins Of Religion

Abstract:  The scientific investigation of the human religious predisposition has recently been augmented by considering it from an evolutionary perspective. This approach has provided new insights, but has also generated controversy because of its reductionist goals....