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An Emotional Challenge: What Can We Infer about Capacities for Social Emotions in Archaic Humans? (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Penny Spikins. Gail Hitchens.

Social emotions are central to human social lives, however whilst there has been much discussion about archaic human cognition in terms of analytical capacities, capacities in terms of social emotions are rarely discussed. A 'null hypothesis' of a lack of pro-social motivations is often assumed to be the most rational scientific perspective on how archaic humans felt towards each other. Over recent years accumulating evidence for complex social relationships in archaic humans argues against this...