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Intelligence and Evolutionary Biology

Volume 17 of the series NATO ASI Series pp 211-250

Mammalian Domestication and its Effect on Brain Structure and Behavior

  • Dieter KruskaAffiliated withInstitut für Haustierkunde, Universität Kiel

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Abstract

The evolution of the vertebrate brain along with the function of this fascinating organ must be considered as a particular biological phenomenon many aspects of which have certain implications (Jerison 1973).