Neanderthals: Smarter Than You Think

You have more in common with a Neanderthal than you might think. Michael Aranda explains our latest finds in this episode of SciShow!

Hosted by: Michael Aranda
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Sources:
http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-fossils/species/homo-neanderthalensis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982207020659#aff1
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http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00397/full
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