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Comparative Vertebrate Lateralization

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ISBN 10: 0521781612 / ISBN 13: 9780521781619
Published by Cambridge University Press
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Hardcover. 672 pages. Dimensions: 9.9in. x 7.2in. x 1.7in.This book takes a comparative and integrative approach to lateralization in a wide range of vertebrate species, including humans, and highlights model systems that have proved invaluable in elucidating the function, causes, development, and evolution of lateralization. The volume is arranged in four parts, beginning with the evolution of lateralization, moving to its development, cognitive dimensions, and finally its role in memory. Experts in lateralization in lower vertebrates, birds, nonprimate mammals, and primates have contributed chapters in which they discuss their own research and consider its implications to humans. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780521781619

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No longer viewed as a characteristic unique to humans, brain lateralization is considered a key property of most, if not all, vertebrates. This field of study provides a firm basis from which to examine a number of important issues in the study of brain and behaviour. This book takes a comparative and integrative approach to lateralization in a wide range of vertebrate species, including humans. It highlights model systems that have proved invaluable in elucidating the function, causes, development, and evolution of lateralization. The book is arranged in four parts, beginning with the evolution of lateralization, moving to its development, to its cognitive dimensions, and finally to its role in memory. Experts in lateralization in lower vertebrates, birds, non-primate mammals, and primates have contributed chapters in which they discuss their own research and consider its implications to humans. The book is suitable for researchers, graduates and advanced undergraduates in psychology, neuroscience and the behavioral sciences.

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Title: Comparative Vertebrate Lateralization

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Hardcover

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