Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Brain Evolution by Georg F. Striedter

A central theme emerges from these chapters-that evolutionary changes in brain size tend to correlate with many other aspects of brain structure and function, including the proportional size of individual brain regions, their complexity, and their neuronal connections. To explain these correlations, the book delves into rules of brain development and asks how changes in brain structure impact function and behaviour. The final two chapters demonstrate the application of these rules, focusing on how mammal brains diverged from other brains and how Homo sapiens evolved a very large and 'special' brain.

Buy Brain Evolution by Georg F. Striedter from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780878938209
ISBN-10: 0878938206
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 183mm x mm)
Pages: 350
Imprint: Sinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Sinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Brain Evolution by Georg F. Striedter

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Brain Evolution book by Georg F. Striedter and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Georg F. Striedter

GEORG F. STRIEDTER is Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at the School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, USA.