Human brain evolution : the influence of freshwater and marine food resources / edited by Stephen C. Cunnane and Kathlyn M. Stewart.
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|Subject:||Brain > Evolution.
Brain > physiology.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
- ISBN: 9780470609873 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0470609877 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2010.
|General Note:|| Description based on print version record.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Macroevolutionary patterns, exaptation and emergence in the evolution of the human brain and cognition / Ian Tattersall -- Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in human brain evolution / Michael A. Crawford -- Human brain evolution : a question of solving key nutritional and metabolic constraints on mammalian brain development / Stephen C. Cunnane -- Metabolic and molecular aspects of the critical role of docosahexaenoic acid in human brain function / J. Thomas Brenna -- Lessons from shore-based hunter-gatherer diets in East Africa / Frits A.J. Muskiet and Remko S. Kuipers -- Thyroid hormone, iodine and human brain evolution / Sebastiano Venturi and Michel E. Bégin -- Food for thought : the role of coastlines and aquatic resources in human evolution / Jon M. Erlandson -- The case for exploitation of wetlands environments and foods by pre-sapiens hominins / Kathlyn M. Stewart -- Brain size in carnivoran mammals that forage at the land-water ecotone, with implications for robust australopithecine paleobiology / Alan B. Shabel -- Coastal diet, encephalization and innovative behaviours in the late Middle Stone Age of southern Africa / John Parkington -- Human brain evolution : a new wetlands scenario / Stephen C. Cunnane and Kathlyn M. Stewart.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.