Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 November 2016

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780199686438

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Highly Commended in the Neurology category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2017.

The Evolution of Memory Systems

Ancestors, Anatomy, and Adaptations

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

  • 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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