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origins of culture

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When did our ancestors start looking up to the stars?

Changes in the sky have been important to peoples throughout the world. That connection may go back much further than our species.

A sculpture of a caveman looking up toward a starry Milky Way
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Numbers are a cognitive technology

Studies of a language without many words for numbers help to illustrate the way that language guides human thinking.

Dominoes with colorful dots