Chapter 6 Outline

Part II Evolution and Development of the Nervous System

Introduction: We Are Not So Different, Are We?

How Did the Enormous Variety of Species Arise on Earth?

Study questions: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14

Why Should We Study Other Species?

Study questions: 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23

BOX 6.1 Why Should We Study Particular Species?

BOX 6.2 To Each Its Own Sensory World

All Vertebrate Brains Share the Same Basic Structures

Study questions: 24 | 25 | 26

The Evolution of Vertebrate Brains Reflects Changes in Behavior

Study questions: 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35

Many Factors Led to the Rapid Evolution of a Large Cortex in Primates

Study questions: 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40

BOX 6.3 Evolutionary Psychology

Evolution Continues Today

Study questions: 41 | 42 | 43

The Cutting Edge: Are Humans Still Evolving?

Study questions: 44 | 45

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