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The Resource The brain : big bangs, behaviors, and beliefs, Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

The brain : big bangs, behaviors, and beliefs, Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

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The brain : big bangs, behaviors, and beliefs
Title
The brain
Title remainder
big bangs, behaviors, and beliefs
Statement of responsibility
Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Based the latest findings in evolutionary biology, neuroscience and molecular biology, this first full, step-by-step account of the evolution of the brain and nervous system explains the how the cognitive gulf that separates us from all other living creatures could have occurred
Writing style
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10129415
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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DeSalle, Rob
Dewey number
612.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Tattersall, Ian
  • Wynne, Patricia J.
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True
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  • Cognition
  • Neurophysiology
  • Brain
Target audience
adult
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big bangs, behaviors, and beliefs
Label
The brain : big bangs, behaviors, and beliefs, Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-336) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
000052751804
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 354 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780300205725
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)880765770
Label
The brain : big bangs, behaviors, and beliefs, Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-336) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
000052751804
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 354 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780300205725
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)880765770

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