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0199736189
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9780199736188
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Oxford University Press, USA
Freaks of Nature: What Anomalies Tell Us About Development and Evolution

Freaks of Nature: What Anomalies Tell Us About Development and Evolution

by Mark S. Blumberg

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ISBN-13: 9780199736188
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mark Blumberg is Professor and Starch Faculty Fellow at the University of Iowa. The author of two books and more than eighty journal articles and chapters on a wide variety of subjects, he currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Behavioral Neuroscience and as President of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1: A PARLIAMENT OF MONSTERS: On the breadth and scope of developmental anomalies
Chapter 2: ARRESTING FEATURES: Development is all about time
Chapter 3: DO THE LOCOMOTION: How we learn to move our bodies
Chapter 4: LIFE AND LIMB: How limbs are made, lost, replaced, and transformed
Chapter 5: ANYTHING GOES: When it comes to sex, expect ambiguity
EPILOGUE: MONSTROUS BEHAVIOR: We still have much to learn from the odd and unusual
Notes
Sources and Suggested Reading
Acknowledgments
Index

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