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Published: 24 January 2013

392 Pages


ISBN: 9780199583560

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The Evolution of Emotional Communication

From Sounds in Nonhuman Mammals to Speech and Music in Man

Edited by Eckart Altenmüller, Sabine Schmidt, and Elke Zimmermann

Series in Affective Science

  • Presents a fascinating study of emotional communication across animals and humans, providing exciting new insights into their evolutionary functions and origins
  • Includes studies on a broad range of animals - from house mice to African elephants, ensuring it is relevant to a wide readership across the biological sciences
  • Considers throughout the neural bases of emotional communication, providing cutting-edge research from leading brain scientists

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