The discovery of fire was described by Charles Darwin as “possibly the greatest ever made by man”. Archaeological, dietary, and social proof level to “steady fire-use” no less than 1.5 Mya. Fire, fueled with wooden and charcoal, allowed early humans to cook dinner their food to extend its digestibility, enhancing its nutrient value and broadening the number of foods that could presumably be eaten. The cooking hypothesis proposes that the power to cook promoted an increase in hominid brain size, though some researchers discover the proof inconclusive. Archaeological proof of hearths was dated to 790 kya; researchers consider this is likely to have intensified human socialization and may have contributed to the emergence of language.

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