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Anders Högberg

Sweden
Archaeology
Linneaus University
Fellow:
  • 2015 First Semester
  • 2018 Second Semester
  • 2019 Second Semester
  • 2020 Second Semester

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Why and how did we (Homo sapiens) evolve into a species that is dependent on its ‘brains’ rather than its ‘brawn’ for our survival and successful spread across the globe? This is an old question,...
The purpose of the project is to analyse why teaching has evolved only in the line leading to Homo sapiens. This will be done by combining theoretical models with an analysis of archaeological material,...
 

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Anders Högberg. 2014. Chronology, stratigraphy and spatial distribution of artefacts at hollow rock shelter, Cape Province, South Africa. South African Archaeological Bulletin. 200, in press

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Högberg, Anders, Peter Gärdenfors, and Lars Larsson. 2015. Knowing, Learning and Teaching—How Homo Became Docens. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 25 (04): 847–58. doi:10.1017/S0959774315000402.

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Högberg, Anders, and Peter Gärdenfors. 2015. Children, Teaching and the Evolution of Humankind. Childhood in the Past 8 (2): 113–21. doi:10.1179/1758571615Z.00000000033.

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Gärdenfors, Peter, and Anders Högberg. 2015. Evolutionary Mechanisms of Teaching. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 38 (June): e41. doi:10.1017/S0140525X1400048X.

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Cunnar, Geoffrey E, and Anders Högberg. 2015. The Child Is Now 25 – A Short Introduction to a Special Issue. Childhood in the Past 8 (2): 75–77. doi:10.1179/1758571615Z.00000000029.

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Högberg, Anders and Marlize Lombard. 2016. Still Bay Point-Production Strategies at Hollow Rock Shelter and Umhlatuzana Rock Shelter and Knowledge-Transfer Systems in Southern Africa at about 80-70 Thousand Years Ago. PLOS ONE 11(12):e0168012. http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0168012

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Högberg, Anders. 2016. A Lithic Attribute Analysis on Blades from the Middle Stone Age Site, Hollow Rock Shelter, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Lithic Technology 41(2):93–113. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01977261.2016.1144451

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Högberg, Anders and Marlize Lombard. 2016. Indications of Pressure Flaking More than 70 Thousand Years Ago at Umhlatuzana Rock Shelter. South African Archaeological Bulletin 71(203):53–59. http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=271406303572538;res=IELHSS

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Gärdenfors, Peter and Anders Högberg. 2017. The Archaeology of Teaching and the Evolution of Homo docens. Current Anthropology, 58(2), 188–208. https://doi.org/10.1086/691178

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Riede, Felix, Niels N. Johannsen, Anders Högberg, April Nowell and Lombard, Marlize. 2018. The role of play objects and object play in human cognitive evolution and innovation. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews, 27(1), 46–59. https://doi.org/10.1002/evan.21555

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Lombard, Marlize and Anders Högberg. 2018. The Still Bay points of Apollo 11 Rock Shelter, Namibia: an inter-regional perspective. Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, 53(3), 312–340. https://doi.org/10.1080/0067270X.2018.1513240

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