The human advantage : a new understanding of how our brain became remarkable / Suzana Herculano-Houzel.

Author
Herculano-Houzel, Suzana, 1972- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description
xiii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Preface -- Humans rule! -- Brain soup -- Got brains? -- Not all brains are made the same -- Remarkable but not extraordinary -- The elephant in the room -- What cortical expansion -- A body matter? -- So how much does it cost? -- Brains or brawn : you can't have both -- Thank the kitchen for your neurons -- But plenty of neurons are not enough -- Epilogue : our place in nature.
ISBN
  • 9780262034258 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
  • 0262034255 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2015038399
OCLC
931476612
RCP
N - S