The Neurobehavioral Nature of Fishes and the Question of Awareness and Pain

@article{Rose2002TheNN,
  title={The Neurobehavioral Nature of Fishes and the Question of Awareness and Pain},
  author={James D Rose},
  journal={Reviews in Fisheries Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={10},
  pages={1 - 38}
}
  • J. D. Rose
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Reviews in Fisheries Science
This review examines the neurobehavioral nature of fishes and addresses the question of whether fishes are capable of experiencing pain and suffering. The detrimental effects of anthropomorphic thinking and the importance of an evolutionary perspective for understanding the neurobehavioral differences between fishes and humans are discussed. The differences in central nervous system structure that underlie basic neurobehavioral differences between fishes and humans are described. The literature… 
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