By Duhamel, Jean-Ren??; Rizzolatti, Giacomo; Dehaene, Stanislas; Hauser, Marc D
The notable overlap among human and chimpanzee genomes doesn't bring about an equivalent overlap among human and chimpanzee concepts, sensations, perceptions, and feelings; there are enormous similarities but in addition massive transformations among human and nonhuman primate brains. From Monkey mind to Human Brain makes use of the most recent findings in cognitive psychology, comparative biology, and neuroscience to examine the advanced styles of convergence and divergence in primate cortical association and function.
Several chapters research using smooth applied sciences to check primate brains, reading the potentials and the constraints of neuroimaging in addition to genetic and computational methods. those equipment, that are utilized identically throughout varied species of primates, support to focus on the ambiguity of nonlinear primate evolution -- the truth that significant alterations in mind measurement and practical complexity resulted from small alterations within the genome. different chapters determine believable analogs or homologs in nonhuman primates for such human cognitive capabilities as mathematics, examining, conception of brain, and altruism; learn the position of parietofrontal circuits within the construction and comprehension of activities; examine the contributions of the prefrontal and cingulate cortices to cognitive keep watch over; and discover to what volume visible attractiveness and visible consciousness are similar in people and different primates.
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7 Human fMRI study on collinear shapes. (I) Stimuli rendered by Gabors. Examples of (a) the random patterns and (b) the collinear patterns used as stimuli. (II) Localization of the visual areas in the human brain. Functional activation maps for one subject showing the early retinotopic regions and the LOC. The functional activations are superimposed on flattened cortical surfaces of the right and left hemispheres. The sulci are coded in darker gray than the gyri and the anteroposterior orientation is noted by A and P.
Functional activation maps for one subject showing the early retinotopic regions and the LOC. The functional activations are superimposed on flattened cortical surfaces of the right and left hemispheres. The sulci are coded in darker gray than the gyri and the anteroposterior orientation is noted by A and P. Major sulci are labeled: STS, superior temporal sulcus; ITS, inferior temporal sulcus; OTS, occipitotemporal sulcus; CoS, collateral sulcus. The borders (shown by lines) of the early visual regions (V1, V2, VP, V3, V3a, V4v) were defined with standard retinotopic techniques.
A From Monkey Brain to Human Brain : Fyssen Foundation Symposium by Duhamel, Jean-Ren??; Rizzolatti, Giacomo; Dehaene, Stanislas; Hauser, Marc D