All rodents are not the same: a modern synthesis of cortical organization.

@article{Krubitzer2011AllRA,
  title={All rodents are not the same: a modern synthesis of cortical organization.},
  author={Leah A. Krubitzer and Katharine L. Campi and Dylan F. Cooke},
  journal={Brain, behavior and evolution},
  year={2011},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={51-93}
}
Rodents are a major order of mammals that is highly diverse in distribution and lifestyle. Five suborders, 34 families, and 2,277 species within this order occupy a number of different niches and vary along several lifestyle dimensions such as diel pattern (diurnal vs. nocturnal), terrain niche, and diet. For example, the terrain niche of rodents includes arboreal, aerial, terrestrial, semi-aquatic, burrowing, and rock dwelling. Not surprisingly, the behaviors associated with particular… CONTINUE READING

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