Comparative studies of brain evolution: a critical insight from the Chiroptera.

@article{Dechmann2009ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative studies of brain evolution: a critical insight from the Chiroptera.},
  author={Dina K N Dechmann and Kamran Safi},
  journal={Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={161-72}
}
Comparative studies of brain size have a long history and contributed much to our understanding of the evolution and function of the brain and its parts. Recently, bats have been used increasingly as model organisms for such studies because of their large number of species, high diversity of life-history strategies, and a comparatively detailed knowledge of their neuroanatomy. Here, we draw attention to inherent problems of comparative brain size studies, highlighting limitations but also… CONTINUE READING
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