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Neurobiology of Comparative Cognition

Edited By: Raymond P Kesner and David S Olton

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #95531 | ISBN: 0805801332
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This book represents a unique and elaborate exposition of the neural organization of language, memory, and spatial perception in a wide variety of species including humans, bees, fish, rodents, and monkeys. The editors have united the comparative approach with its emphasis on evolutionary determinants of behavior, the neurobiological approach with its emphasis on the neural determinants of behavior, and the cognitive approach with its emphasis on understanding higher-order mental functions. The combination of these three approaches provides an unusual look at the neurobiology of comparative cognition, and should stimulate increased investigations in this field and related disciplines. br


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