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Human brain evolution

the influence of freshwater and marine food resources

by Stephen C. Cunnane

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Published by Wiley in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain -- Evolution,
  • Human evolution,
  • Cognition,
  • Seafood,
  • Nutritional anthropology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementStephen C. Cunnane and Kathlyn M. Stewart.
    ContributionsStewart, Kathlyn Moore.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .C857 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23971769M
    ISBN 109780470452684
    LC Control Number2009047979

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