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Comparative Neuropsychology

A. David Milner

Abstract

This book has been prepared as a tribute to the late George Ettlinger, one of the leading figures in comparative neuropsychology research over the last forty years, and reflects research in the many areas where Ettlinger made a particular contribution to our understanding. Taking as their starting point the assumption that the human brain shares many of its most important functional systems with its primate relatives, the chapteres take a comparative evolutionary approach to understanding human cognition and brain function. The book's fifteen chapters cover a wide range of subject areas, inclu ... More

Keywords: comparative neuropsychology, human cognition, brain function, memory, visual perception, somatosensory perception, motor control, interhemispheric transmission, behavioural intelligence, cortical brain structure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198524113
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A. David Milner, editor
University of St Andrews, Scotland

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