Some Questions and Problems Related to Homology
Comparisons of human brains with those of nonhuman primates and other animals have played a large role in the making of inferences about human origins and evolution. Originally, brain size and gross morphology were the primary objects of comparison. Sir Wilfrid Le Gros Clark, along with some others, was instrumental in placing importance on similarities and differences in internal structure as revealed by descriptive and experimental histology. The concept of homology is central to the making of such comparisons between animals.
KeywordsNonhuman Primate Middle Temporal Gyrus Superior Temporal Sulcus Middle Temporal Medial Geniculate Body
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