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Academic & Professional Books  Evolutionary Biology  Evolution

Evolving Brains

By: John Morgan Allman
224 pages, Col photos, col illus, figs
Evolving Brains
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  • Evolving Brains ISBN: 9780716750765 Hardback Dec 1999 Usually dispatched within 1 week
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Traces the history of brain evolution from the simplest of animals to human beings, covering the forces and mechanisms that have influenced evolutionary development, including climatic change, the energy requirements of large brains and the invention of the extended family in early humans.

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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.

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By: John Morgan Allman
224 pages, Col photos, col illus, figs
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