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Evolving brains

Author: John Morgan Allman
Publisher: New York : Scientific American Library : Distributed by W.H. Freeman and Co., ©2000.
Series: Scientific American Library paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on findings in molecular genetics and paleonthropology to trace the history of brain evolution, this text explores the forces and mechanisms that have influenced evolutionary development,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Morgan Allman
ISBN: 071676038X 9780716760382 0716750767 9780716750765
OCLC Number: 45355749
Description: xi, 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Basic brains; comparing brains; duplicated genes and developing brains; eyes, noses and brains; brains and hypothermy in mammals and birds; evolution of the brain in early primates; evolution of big brains.
Series Title: Scientific American Library paperback.
Responsibility: John Morgan Allman.

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