A Comparison of Encephalization between Odontocete Cetaceans and Anthropoid Primates

@article{Marino1998ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Encephalization between Odontocete Cetaceans and Anthropoid Primates},
  author={L. Marino},
  journal={Brain, Behavior and Evolution},
  year={1998},
  volume={51},
  pages={230 - 238}
}
  • L. Marino
  • Published 1998
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Brain, Behavior and Evolution
  • There have been very few studies of brain size and encephalization in cetaceans and essentially none that have made direct quantitative comparisons of cetaceans and another mammalian group using large normative samples. [...] Key Method In the present study two different measures of encephalization were calculated and used to rank and compare 21 odontocete species and 60 anthropoid primate species. Comparisons were made both within and between the two groups. Results show that the encephalization level of Homo…Expand Abstract
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