Did Prehistoric Men Cry?

Take our mini-quiz and find out

Grotte Chauvet - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Did prehistoric man cry? (2019/2019) by Fanny Le BagousseGrotte Chauvet - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Do you think it is...

A. Absolutely, our ancestors did feel emotions or B. There’s no evidence of prehistoric men crying

The correct answer is...

A. Absolutely, our ancestors did feel emotions

Aurignacian hunter-gatherer #3 (2019-05-21/2019-05-21) by David Huguet/smergcGrotte Chauvet - UNESCO World Heritage Site

We are physiologically identical to them and we have the same brain. There is no reason why our ancestors, who had the same intelligence as us, would not have been capable of emotions. They laughed and cried just like us.

Prof. Bergen Evans Views Ape (1947-04) by Wallace KirklandLIFE Photo Collection

And let us not forget that our cousins, the great apes, also feel and express emotions.    

Did groups of humans encounter one another? (2019/2019) by Fanny Le BagousseGrotte Chauvet - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Let's see if you can answer another prehistory question!

Credits: All media
The story featured may in some cases have been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
Google apps