Neuroscience 6e Chapter 34 Outline

Development and Evolution of Cognitive Functions

Overview

Foundations of Developmental and Evolutionary Cognitive Neurobiology

Development of Cognitive Abilities

BOX 34A Darwin and the Brain

Brain Size and Cognitive Development

Brain Size and the Evolution of Cognition

BOX 34B Brain Differences among Modern Humans

Relative Brain Size and Cerebral Complexity

Evolution of Brain Development

Evolutionary Specializations of the Brain and Behavior

BOX 34C The Neurobiology of Intelligence

Fossil Evidence on the Evolution of Brain and Cognition

Evolution of Learning and Memory

Evolution of Social Cognition

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Autism