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Quirks of human anatomy : an evo-devo look at the human body

Author: Lewis I Held, Jr.
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the emergence of the new field of evolutionary developmental biology we are witnessing a renaissance of Darwin's insights 150 years after his On the Origin of Species. This book introduces  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis I Held, Jr.
ISBN: 9780521518482 9780521732338 0521518482 0521732336
OCLC Number: 304077699
Description: xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Background --
Symmetry and asymmetry --
Mysteries of the midline --
Merism and modularity --
Sexual dimorphisms --
Silly, stupid, and dangerous quirks --
Mind and brain --
Appendix : quirks of human behavior.
Responsibility: Lewis I. Held, Jr.

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'Author Lewis Held brings readers a rich and extensively documented exploration of the evolutionary and developmental bases of modern human anatomy. ... From my perspective as a teacher of anatomy, I Read more...

 
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