Revising the Neanderthal Story

Many Minds | 28 October 2020 | 1h 18m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Rebecca Wragg Sykes about her book Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art. Discusses the new picture of Neanderthals emerging from the latest archaeological research. Covers where they lived, what they ate, the tools and clothing they made, their cognitive sophistication, aesthetics, and reasons to believe that pathogens carried by humans may have played a role in the demise of the Neanderthals.

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