Dolphin Cognition and Behavior: A Comparative Approach

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years ago as a totally aquatic mammal, continued studies of the cetacean brain may help in the understanding of mammalian brain evolution in general and the effects of environment on cortical development.


ACKNOWLEDGMENT

Supported by National Science Foundation Grant BNS 82-42356 and BNS 84-14523.


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