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Brain Organization and Intelligence

Brain Organization and Intelligence

Chapter:
(p.239) Chapter 10 Brain Organization and Intelligence
Source:
The Biology of Sharks and Rays
Author(s):
A. Peter Klimley
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226923086.003.0010

This chapter discusses the anatomy of the brains of the cartilaginous fishes and their learning capabilities. Sharks, rays, and chimaeras can learn as quickly as birds and mammals, and have brains of a comparable size and elaboration.

Keywords:   cartilaginous fishes, sharks, rays, chimaeras, brain development, learning

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