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Anatomically, humans have been the same for hundreds of thousands of years. Recent advances, then, are not due to biological changes in our species, but rather to cultural changes. The introduction of schooling is one of the cultural changes that played a role in these advances. For the first time, we were able to learn systematically and to facilitate transmission of knowledge to future generations of learners.
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