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Published: 05 October 2017

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780198817130

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Winner of the 2019 British Psychological Society Book Award - Academic Monograph

The Evolution of Memory Systems

Ancestors, Anatomy, and Adaptations

Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, and Kim S. Graham

Oxford Psychology Series

  • Clear, jargon-free review of brain evolution - requiring no background in evolutionary biology
  • Glossary - Quick and easy access to the meaning of technical terms
  • Includes overviews so that readers can understand the main points of each chapter in less than 200 words
  • Proposals - Each of the principal chapters has a concrete proposal about the evolution of a particular representational system, in italics for ease of reference
  • Extensive cross-referencing - Quick and efficient access to a more in-depth consideration of key points, which are explained elsewhere in the book
  • Integration across disciplines - Readers will learn about ideas outside their area of expertise

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