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|Title:||Bird Brain? It May Be A Compliment!||Contributor(s):||Rogers, Lesley (author); Kaplan, Gisela (author)||Publication Date:||2005||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/8498||Abstract:||Our view of the human brain will be different depending on whether we believe it represents a unique biological system for producing higher-order cognition or, instead, is one possible system for producing such cognition. During most of the history of brain science, point out neurobiologist Lesley J. Rogers and ethologist Gisela Kaplan, the working assumption was that only the human neocortex made possible certain cognitive achievements. Now that assumption is being called into question by new research on a host of higher-order cognitive capabilities. Where is the competition in brainy behavior coming from? It's coming from birds, the authors argue, citing new research on the surprising capabilities of some tiny brains.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Cerebrum, v.Spring||Publisher:||Dana Press||Place of Publication:||Online||ISSN:||1943-3859
|Field of Research (FOR):||060805 Animal Neurobiology||Socio-Economic Outcome Codes:||970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences||HERDC Category Description:||C2 Non-Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Other Links:||http://www.dana.org/news/cerebrum/detail.aspx?id=798||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 140
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