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Steven Mithen

    '''Steve Mithen''' is a Professor of Archaeology at University of Reading He has written a number of books including the ''Singing Neanderthals'' and "he Prehistory of the Mind: The Cognitive Origins of Art Religion and Science"

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    Smith S. J., Hughes J. K. and Mithen S. J. Explaining global patterns in Lower Palaeolithic : simulations of hominin dispersal and cultural transmission using 'Stepping Out' in Evolutionary Approaches to Cultural Behaviour (Ed Shennan S.) (in press)
    Whitehead P. G., Smith S. J., Wade A. J., Mithen S. J., Finlayson B., Sellwood B. W. and Valdes P. J. Modelling of hydrology and population levels at Bronze Age Jawa Northern Jordan: a Monte Carlo approach to cope with uncertainty Journal of Archaeological Science (in press)
    Machin A. J., Hosfield R. T. and Mithen S. J. (2006 for 2005) Testing the functional utility of handaxe symmetry: fallow deer butchery with replica handaxes Lithics: the Journal of the Lithic Studies Society 26, 23-37
    Machin A. J., Hosfield R. T. and Mithen S. J. (2006) Quantifying the Functional Utility of Handaxe Symmetry: an experimental butchery approach ADS Yorkhttp://adsahdsacuk/catalogue/resourceshtml?butchery_ba
    Mithen S. J. (2006) Overview and response to reviewers of The Singing Neanderthals Cambridge Archaeological Journal 16, 97-112
    Mithen S. J. (2006) Review of 'Before the Dawn: recovering the lost history of our ancestors' by Nicholas Wade New Scientist 8 April
    Mithen S. J. (2006) Review of 'Çatalhöyük : the Leopard's Tale Revealing the mysteries of Turkey's ancient town' by Ian Hodder Times Higher Educational Supplement 19 August
    Mithen S. J. (2006) Review of 'The Archaeology of : prehistories of raiding and conquest' edited by Elizabeth Arkush and Mark Allen New Scientist 22 July 54-55
    Mithen S. J. (2006) Review of 'The Metaphysics of Apes: negotiating the animal-human boundary' by Raymond Corby Cambridge Archaeological Journal 16, 257-258
    Mithen S. J. (2006) Review of 'The Quest for the Shaman' by M & S Aldhouse Green Times Higher Educational Supplement 26 August
    Mithen S. J. (2006) Review of 'Understanding Early Civilisations' by Bruce Trigger Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 12, 683-684
    Mithen S. J. (2006) The evolution of social information transmission in Homo in Social Information Transmission and Human Biology (Eds Wells J. C. K., Strickland S. S. and Laland K.) CRC Press London pp. 151-170
    Mithen S. J., Pirie A. E. and Smith S. (2006) Newly discovered chipped stone assemblages from Tiree Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 6, 22
    Mithen S. J. (2005) The Singing Neanderthals: the Origins of Music Language Mind and Body Weidenfeld & Nicolson London
    Mithen S. J. (2005) Ethnobiology and the evolution of the human mind Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 12, 45-61
    Mithen S. J., Finlayson B. and Shaffrey R. (2005) Sexual symbolism in the Early Neolithic of the southern Levant: pestles and mortars from WF16 Documenta Prahistorica XXXII 103-110
    Mithen S. J. (2004) ‘Stone Tools’ ‘Fire’ ‘Wooden Tools’ ‘Grinders & Polishers’ ‘Cereal Agriculture’ and the ‘Earliest Art’ in The Seventy Great Inventions of the Ancient World (Ed Fagan B.) Thames & Hudson London pp. 21-27 32-33 91-94 215-219
    Mithen S. J. (2004) Contemporary Western art and archaeology in Substance Memory Display: archaeology and art (Eds Renfrew C., DeMarrais E. and Gosden C.) McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research Cambridge pp. 153-168
    Mithen S. J. (2004) From Ohalo to Çatalhöyük: the development of religiosity during the early prehistory of Western Asia 20000-7000 BC in Theorizing Religions Past (Eds Whitehouse H. and Martin L. H.) AltaMira Press Walnut Creek CA, pp. 17-43
    Mithen S. J. (2004) Neolithic beginnings in Western Asia and beyond British Academy Review 7, 45-49
    Mithen S. J. (2004) The Mesolithic experience in Scotland in Mesolithic Scotland: The Early Holocene Prehistory of Scotland and its European Context (Ed Saville A.) Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Edinburgh pp. 243-260
    Mithen S. J. (2003) After the Ice: a global human history 20000-5000 BC. Weidenfeld & Nicolson London
    Mithen S. J. (2003) Handaxes: the first aesthetic artefacts in Evolutionary Aesthetics (Ed Voland E.) Springer-Verlag Berlin pp. 261-275
    Mithen S. J. (2003) Of ice and men Times Educational Supplement Teacher Magazine 8-11
    Mithen S. J. (2003) Review of 'The Museum of the Mind' by J Mack New Scientist 5 April 2003 52
    Mithen S. J. (2003) Stepping out: when and why did our forebears first disperse from their African home? Planet Earth NERC 28-29
    Mithen S. J. (2003) Thoroughly mobile minds New Scientist 178 40-41
    Mithen S. J. (2003) Travels in time put flesh on forebears Times Higher Educational Supplement 22-23