What was good about the Neolithic revolution?

The Neolithic Revolution—and the ability to consume domesticated plants, as well as animal meat—led to further understanding of the usefulness of animals to human society.

What was bad about the Neolithic revolution?

Neolithic populations generally had poorer nutrition, shorter life expectancies, and a more labor-intensive lifestyle than hunter-gatherers. Diseases jumped from animals to humans, and agriculturalists suffered from more anemia, vitamin deficiencies, spinal deformations, and dental pathologies.

How long ago did the Neolithic Revolution begin?

about 12,000 years ago

Why was there an increase in population during the Neolithic Revolution?

The increase in the Neolithic human population following the development of agriculture has been assumed to result from improvements in health and nutrition. ... That is, agricultural populations increased in size, despite higher mortality, because intervals between births became shorter.

What were some of the disadvantages of the Neolithic revolution on the environment?

The changes to the land adversly affected the animal population. Many creatures were displaced as a result of the loss of forest land. This led to a decrease in the population of certain animals. Along with the changes to the environment, there were also changes to the human body with the move to farming.

How did life change in the Neolithic Age?

Although new stone tools were made, the real change in the Neolithic Age was the shift from hunting and gathering to systematic agriculture. This is growing food on a regular basis. ... Even during the Mesolithic Age, or Middle Stone Age, some people continued to hunt and gather, while others began to grow their own food.