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Face facts: we have evolved to communicate

Cosmos Magazine - Mon 15 Apr 19

Scientists suggest there’s a reason we look so different to our near relatives. Nick Carne reports.

Need for social skills helped shape modern human face - Mon 15 Apr 19

The modern human face is distinctively different to that of our near relatives and now researchers believe its evolution may have been partly driven by our need for good social skills.

Socializing drove the evolution of the modern human face

UPI - Mon 15 Apr 19

According to one group of researchers, it was the modern human's need to socialize that shaped the facial proportions and contours of Homo sapiens.

The history of humanity in your face

ScienceDaily - Mon 15 Apr 19

The face you see in the mirror is the result of millions of years of evolution and reflects the most distinctive features that we use to identify and recognize each other, molded by our need ...