https://www.filthymonkeymen.com/2018/10/11/origin-religion-hunter-gatherers/ Interesting article on studies into timing of religious beliefs. i.e. Animism, Spirit life after death, Shamanism, Ancestor worship, Moralizing gods.
Peopling of the Americas BBC - 2018 http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170328-the-first-people-who-populated-the-americas
The earliest evidence of humans outside Africa https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-44797323 The Evolution of the Senses https://www.bbc.com/teach/class-clips-video/evolution-of-the-senses/zf8d7nb
The spread of Buddhism through Asia Timeline of the Development of the Three Vehicles of Buddhism Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana Comparative Timeline of World Religions