Dispelling Rumors of a Gene Shortage

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  11 Jun 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5677, pp. 1601-1602
DOI: 10.1126/science.1098610

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


The Birth of the Mind How a Tiny Number of Genes Creates the Complexities of Human Thought. by Gary Marcus. Basic Books, New York, 2004. 288 pp. $26, C$36.95, £19.99. ISBN 0-465-04405-0.

Marcus argues that a small number of genes underlie the emergence of the complex brain structure and mental capabilities of humans.