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Shepherd, Stephen V.

The Wiley Handbook of Evolutionary Neuroscience

Shepherd, Stephen V. - The Wiley Handbook of Evolutionary Neuroscience, ebook

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Comprehensive and authoritative, The Wiley Handbook of Evolutionary Neuroscience unifies the diverse strands of an interdisciplinary field exploring the evolution of brains and cognition.

  • A comprehensive reference that unifies the diverse interests and approaches associated with the neuroscientific study of brain evolution and the emergence of cognition
  • Tackles some of the biggest questions in neuroscience including what brains are for, what factors constrain their biological development, and how they evolve and interact
  • Provides a broad and balanced view of the subject, reviewing both vertebrate and invertebrate anatomy and emphasizing their shared origins and mechanisms
  • Features contributions from highly respected scholars in their fields

Keywords:

Neuroscience; brain; real-world behaviour; brain evolution; embodied cognition; evolutionary neuroscience; computation; signal transduction; synapses; neuron; nervous system; neural systems; neurotransmission; brain architecture; comparative anatomy; neural development; brain activity; model species; animal communication; ethology; complex behaviour; animal culture; evolution of minds

Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Clinical Psychology Handbooks
Page amount
560 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118316573
Printed ISBN
9781119994695

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