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Evidence for Concerted and Mosaic Brain Evolution in Dragon Lizards

Hoops, Daniel; Vidal-Garcia, Marta; Ullmann, J.F.P.; Janke, A.L.; Stait-Gardner, Timothy; Duchene, D. A.; Price, William Sydney; Whiting, Martin J.; Keogh, J. Scott

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The brain plays a critical role in a wide variety of functions including behaviour, perception, motor control, and homeostatic maintenance. Each function can undergo different selective pressures over the course of evolution, and as selection acts on the outputs of brain function, it necessarily alters the structure of the brain. Two models have been proposed to explain the evolutionary patterns observed in brain morphology. The concerted brain evolution model posits that the brain evolves as a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-09-05
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/159631
Source: Brain, Behavior and Evolution
DOI: 10.1159/000478738

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