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A dog's breed is a window onto its brain

Subjects: Varieties; Psychological aspects; Physiological aspectsUnited States

  • Source: Nature. Sept 2019, Vol. 573 Issue 7773, p167, 1 p.

  • Abstract: Author Affiliations: The Labrador Retriever (left) is known for its enthusiasm for fetching objects, whereas the Maltese (right) is sought for companionship. These characteristic roles ...

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Genome size is inversely correlated with relative brain size in parrots and cockatoos

Subjects: Comparative analysis; Genetic aspects; MeasurementCanada

  • Source: Genome. March 2009, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p261, 7 p.

  • Abstract: Introduction Recent research has revealed that the cognitive abilities of birds far exceed traditional expectations (e.g., Lefebvre et al. 2004; Sol and Price 2008). It has ...

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A brief history of the brain

Subjects: Physiological aspects; Comparative analysis; Brain cells -- Physiological aspectsUnited States

  • Source: New Scientist. Sept 24, 2011, Vol. 211 Issue 2831, p40, 6 p.

  • Abstract: Astonishing similarities between the art work created by Pablo Picasso in 1933 and Stone Age man 30,000 year ago are discussed to trace the evolution of human ...

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Brain structure variation in great apes, with attention to the mountain gorilla (Gorilla Beringei Beringei)

Subjects: Physiological aspects; Comparative analysis; Eastern gorilla -- Physiological aspects

  • Source: American Journal of Primatology. July 2004, Vol. 63 Issue 3, 149-164

  • Abstract: The comparison of the brain structure of mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) with other great apes is presented. 3 mountain gorilla brains were obtained with a 3...

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I can make your brain look like mine

Subjects: Comparative analysis; Measurement; Physiological aspectsHasson, Uri -- InterviewsUnited States

  • Source: Harvard Business Review. Dec 2010, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p32, 2 p.

  • Abstract: Psychology professor Uri Hasson discusses findings that the brain waves of a speaker and a listener become similar as the listener's comprehension increases.

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Rats versus mice

Subjects: Comparative analysis; Research; Physiological aspectsUnited States

  • Source: Nature. Nov 26, 2009, Vol. 462 Issue 7272, p393, 1 p.

  • Abstract: Neuroscientists have generally assumed that there is little difference in how adult rats and mice regulate the generation of new brain cells. But a study ...

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