Evolution of the Human Brain: From Matter to Mind - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444643179

Evolution of the Human Brain: From Matter to Mind, Volume 251

1st Edition

Editors: Michel Hofman
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444643179
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 6th January 2020
Page Count: 332
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Table of Contents

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Human Brain Evolution
1. Genetics of human brain evolution
Eric J. Vallender
2. Molecular mechanisms of human brain evolution
Amy L. Bauernfeind and Courtney C. Babbitt
3. Cellular mechanisms of human brain development
Barbara L. Finlay

Cerebral Cortex: Neural Organization and Functional Connectivity
4. Neural organization of the human cerebral cortex
Jon H. Kaas
5. Evolution and development of the primate cerebral cortex
Jeroen B. Smaers
6. Evolution and development of the human cerebral cortex
Branka Hrvoj-Mihic and Katerina Semendeferi
7. Functional connectivity of the human cerebral cortex
Martijn P. van den Heuvel and Dirk-Jan Ardesch
8. Lateralization of the human cerebral cortex
Michael C. Corballis
9. Life history strategies and the human cerebral cortex
Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Origin and Evolution of the Human Mind
10. Evolution of the modern human brain
Bernard A. Wood and Amelie Beaudet
11. On the nature and evolution of the human mind
Michel A. Hofman
12. Origin and evolution of human cognition
Gerhard Roth and Ursula Dicke
13. Origin and evolution of human consciousness
Franco Fabbro
14. Origin and evolution of human language
Francisco Aboitiz and Maëva Michon


Description

Evolution of the Human Brain: From Matter to Mind, Volume 251 in the Progress in Brain Research documents the latest developments and insights about the origin and evolution of the human brain and mind. Specific sections in this new release include Evolution and development of the human cerebral cortex, Functional connectivity of the human cerebral cortex, Lateralization of the human cerebral cortex, Life history strategies and the human cerebral cortex, Evolution of the modern human brain, On the nature and evolution of the human mind, Origin and evolution of human cognition, Origin and evolution of human consciousness, and more.

Key Features

  • Presents insights on molecular and cellular mechanisms of human brain evolution
  • Provides a better understanding of the origin and evolution of the human mind
  • Includes information of the neural organization and functional connectivity of the cerebral cortex

Readership

Addressed to any clinicians, neuroscientist, psychologist or student


Details

No. of pages:
332
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2020
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444643179

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About the Editors

Michel Hofman Editor

Michel A. Hofman is at Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Netherlands

Affiliations and Expertise

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands