From the Book - First edition.
What are humans adapted for?
Upstanding apes: how we became bipeds
Much depends on dinner: how the Australopiths partly weaned us off fruit
The first hunter-gatherers: how nearly modern bodies evolved in the human genus
Energy in the ice age: how we evolved big brains along with large, fat, gradually growing bodies
A very cultured species: how modern humans colonized the world with a combination of brains plus brawn
Progress, mismatch, and dysevolution: the consequences
of having paleolithic bodies in a post-paleolithic world
Paradise lost?: the fruits and follies of becoming farmers
Modern times, modern bodies: the paradox of human health in the industrial era
The vicious circle of too much: why too much energy can make us sick
Disuse: why we are losing it by not using it
The hidden dangers of novelty and comfort: how everyday innovations can damage us
Survival of the fitter: can evolutionary logic help cultivate a better future for the human body?