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The brain : big bangs, behaviors, and beliefs

DeSalle, Rob. (Author). Tattersall, Ian. (Added Author). Wynne, Patricia. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library BF 311 .D473 2012 30775305502792 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780300205725 (pbk)
  • ISBN: 0300205724 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: print
    354 p. : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New Haven Yale University Press, 2012, [2014].

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Originally published: 2012.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Machine generated contents note: 1. The Nature of Science: Our Brains at Work -- 2. The Nitty-Gritty of the Nervous System -- 3. Hanging Our Brains on the Tree of Life -- 4. Making Sense of Senses -- 5. Processing Information -- 6. Emotions and Memory -- 7. Brain EvoDevo -- 8. Words and Music by ... -- 9. Decisions, Behaviors, and Beliefs -- 10. The Human Brain and Cognitive Evolution.
Summary, etc.: After several million years of jostling for ecological space, only one survivor from a host of hominid species remains standing: us. Human beings are extraordinary creatures, and it is the unprecedented human brain that makes them so. This book presents step-by-step account of the evolution of the brain and nervous system.
Subject: Cognition
Brain Evolution
Brain Evolution
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