Did Modern Cognition & Language Develop Half a Million Years Ago?

The discovery of hundreds of skilfully crafted stone blades at Jaljulia, a site situated in modern day Israel, suggests human ancestors were communicating complex ideas and employing conceptual thinking up to 500,000 years ago, far earlier than usually proposed by scientists. In November 2017, Israeli archaeologists announced the discovery of an ancient rock tool manufacturing … Continue reading Did Modern Cognition & Language Develop Half a Million Years Ago?