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Roth, Gerhard, 1942 August 15-
The long evolution of brains and minds / Gerhard Roth
Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2013
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QP376 .R68 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Brain -- Evolution
Nervous system -- Evolution
Consciousness
Cognition
Developmental neurobiology
Cognitive neuroscience
Human evolution
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy
Mind and body
Physical Description xvii, 320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-315) and index
Contents Introduction : are mind and brain a unity? -- Mind and intelligence -- What is evolution? -- The mind begins with life -- The language of neurons -- Bacteria, archaea, protozoa : successful life without a nervous system -- The "invertebrates" and their nervous systems -- Invertebrate cognition and intelligence -- The Deuterostomia -- The brains of vertebrates -- Sensory systems : the coupling between brain and environment -- How intelligent are vertebrates? -- Do animals have consciousness? -- Comparing vertebrate brains -- Are humans unique? -- Determinants of the evolution of brains and minds -- Brains and minds
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