The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Discover the fascinating evolution of the human body and its adaptations in this engaging and comprehensive book by a leading authority in human evolutionary biology. From the rise of bipedalism to the development of cultural proficiencies, The Story of the Human Body outlines key transformations that have shaped our bodies over millions of years. However, the increasing disparity between Stone Age adaptations and modern advancements has resulted in new diseases and conditions that our bodies are not fully adapted to. Learn how cultural evolution differs from biological evolution, and how we can use evolutionary information to create a healthier environment.