Animal Brains: An Overview

  • Published30 Jun 2016
  • Reviewed30 Jun 2016
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

While they share similar features, no two animal brains are exactly alike. Nicholas Hobbs, a postdoctoral research associate in the neuroscience program at Michigan State University, discusses eight very different animal brains and the unique advantages of each.

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