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Rogers, Lesley J.

Works: 47 works in 185 publications in 5 languages and 9,075 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Laboratory manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Lesley J Rogers
Comparative vertebrate lateralization( )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first book to take a comparative approach to brain lateralization. It examines lower vertebrates, birds, nonprimate mammals, and primates, including humans, highlighting model systems that elucidate the function, causes, development, and evolution of lateralization. Topics include the evolution, development, and cognitive dimensions of lateralization, and its role in memory
Divided brains : the biology and behaviour of brain asymmetries by Lesley J Rogers( )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Biology and Behaviour of Brain Asymmetries Asymmetry of the brain and behaviour (lateralization) has traditionally been considered unique to humans. However, research has shown that this phenomenon is widespread throughout the vertebrate kingdom and found even in some invertebrate species. A similar basic plan of organisation exists across vertebrates"--
Spirit of the Wild Dog : the World of Wolves, Coyotes, Foxes, Jackals & Dingoes by Lesley J Rogers( )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of wild dogs around the world discusses the skills, personalities, and habits of wolves, foxes, coyotes, jackals, dingoes, and others; while examining the extraordinary group coherence of wild dogs; their faithfulness and intelligence; their ability to learn, remember, and solve problems; and what they have in common with domesticated dogs
Songs, roars, and rituals : communication in birds, mammals, and other animals by Lesley J Rogers( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rogers and Kaplan take us on a journey through communication in the animal world, offering insights on how animals communicate by sight, sound, smell, touch, and even electrical signaling. They explore a wide variety of communication patterns in many species of mammals and birds and discuss in detail how communication signals evolved, how they are learned, and what song and mimicry may mean." "An up-to-date account of the science of animal communication, this book also considers modern concepts and modern controversies, primarily those surrounding the evolution of human language and the use of symbolic language by apes. It concludes with a look at the future of communication between humans and animals."--Jacket
Sexing the brain by Lesley J Rogers( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How much of sexual diversity is the result of nature versus nurture? Prevailing theories today lean heavily toward nature. Now a leading researcher in neuroscience and animal behavior shows how, in recent history, scientific claims about sex and gender differences have reflected the culture of the time. Although the conviction that genetics can explain everything is now widespread, the author demonstrates the interaction of culture and environment in the formation of behavioral traits and so provides an important corrective to popular notions of reductionism." "Starting with a summary of sex and gender studies, Rogers explains the error of sex biasing, especially the once-assumed inferiority of women. She then addresses several modern studies and investigations, some of which assert that sex and gender differences are the product of genetic inheritance and hormones. Rogers uses laboratory evidence from studies of animals that help illustrate the biologically fluid properties of sex and gender." "Sexing the Brain addresses a variety of topical questions: Are there sex differences in how we think and feel? Is language processed in different parts of the brain in men and women? Do social influences have a stronger influence on sexual behavior than sex hormone levels? Rogers concludes that "our biology does not bind us to remain the same ... We have the ability to change, and the future of sex differences belongs to us.""--Jacket
Birds : their habits and skills by Gisela T Kaplan( )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unusual collection of curious facts about all birds. Annotation. Account of the behaviour and physiology of birds. Covers special features of birds, evolution of birds, the life cycle, the senses, the minds of birds, and interaction between birds and humans. Discusses the destruction of the world's wild bird population by human expansion. Kaplan is an ethologist and social scientist who works in biological sciences and education at University of New England, where Rogers is Professor of Neuroscience and Animal Behaviour. Previous titles by the pair include 'Not Only Roars and Rituals' and 'Orang-utans'. Annotation. Drawing on their extensive experience in the study and rehabilitation of birds, two professors of animal behavior at the U. of New England in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, have written an informative volume on bird behavior. Written for the non-specialist bird-watcher, and including many examples of particular birds, the volume describes the special features and evolution of birds, the stages of their life cycle, how their senses function, their capacity for learning and communication, and their interaction with humans. The volume is annotated and includes a selected bibliography. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group
Minds of their own : thinking and awareness in animals by Lesley J Rogers( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Consciousness in animals is a controversial and very recent field of study. This book braves the subject from the point of view of the scientist ready to question traditions and beliefs about the meaning of animal behaviour." "Do animals have ideas and do they think about objects that they cannot see or about situations that have occurred in the past? Do they consciously make plans for the future or do they simply react unthinkingly to objects as they appear and to situations as they arise? Are animals aware of themselves and of others or is this an ability unique to humans? Minds of their Own addresses these questions by looking at the different behaviour characteristics of a variety of animals, the evolution of the brain and when consciousness might have evolved."--Jacket
The orangutans by Gisela T Kaplan( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kaplan, who also specializes in psychology, and Rogers, a biologist and neuroethologist, delve into the heart of orangutan behavior and society. They describe in amazing detail how orangutans learn from each other, mother their young, and communicate. Blending their own extensive research with the work of other scientists in the field, they offer fresh insight into orangutans' emotions and the evolution of their brains. Kaplan and Rogers wrestle with a number of intriguing questions, from how orangutans cope with grief to whether they are conscious or self-aware." "The Orangutans is also a moving treatise describing the perilous future of these magnificent forest dwellers. The authors bring an extremely grounded perspective to the politically charged issue of saving the rainforests, a battleground where biologists and environmentalists fight industry and agriculture to preserve a sensitive ecosystem. They reveal the devastating effects on the habitat of orangutans - who live only on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo - of recent fires, droughts, and widespread floods. Driving home the danger we face of losing these extraordinary animals, they evaluate the best ways to protect orangutans in the wild and preserve our evolutionary heritage."--Jacket
The evolution of lateral asymmetries, language, tool use, and intellect by John L Bradshaw( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gene worship : moving beyond the nature/nurture debate over genes, brain, and gender by Gisela T Kaplan( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is must for anyone who cares about social inequality, matters of mind, and the future. It, very comprehensively, juxtaposes scientific and social theories and practices with particular application to matters of gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. We learn of the different scientific theories and positions that scientists have taken in the past and present, and their translation into social practice. With a good deal of authority and erudition: the authors have managed to steer the readers easily through the minefields of ideology in a very readable and easy manner in order to clarify the argument that much of what we know about gender and sexual orientation has been in the service of prevailing ideologies."--Jacket
Comparative vertebrate cognition : are primates superior to non-primates? by Russell H Tuttle( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of brain and behaviour in the chicken by Lesley J Rogers( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Development of brain and behaviour before hatching; Environmental influences on development of the embryo; Early learning after hatching; Brain development after hatching; Behavioural transitions in early posthatching life; Comparison with development in other species; Can a brain be domesticated?
Lateralized brain functions : methods in human and non-human species( )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores both simple and sophisticated techniques used in the study of different types of lateralization of brain and behavior. Research in this field increases our understanding of various brain functions in humans, other vertebrate species, and invertebrates. The book is divided into five parts: behavioral methods; neurobiological methods; electroencephalographic, imaging, and neuro-stimulation methods; genetic techniques; and development of lateralization. Part I addresses measuring lateralization by scoring behavior induced by inputs to one or the other side of the brain in a range of species. Part II covers neurobiological methods used to reveal lateralization, such as lesion studies, electrophysiology and pharmacology, early gene expression, and new optogenetic methods. Part III looks at imaging techniques, electroencephalographic techniques, and transcranial stimulation to reveal lateralization. Part IV describes techniques used to study the role of genes in the development and establishment of brain asymmetry in humans and other species. Lastly, Part V refers to methods used in the study of development of lateralization through the manipulation of sensory exposure, hormone levels, and in model systems. In Neuromethods series style, chapters include the kind of detail and key advice from the specialists needed to get successful results in your own laboratory. Cutting-edge and thorough, Lateralized Brain Function: Methods in Human and Non-Human Species is a valuable resource for investigating lateralization in a broad range of species and provides excellent advice for both new and veteran researchers
Preventing coronary heart disease : the role of antioxidants, vegetables and fruit : report of an expert meeting by National Heart Forum( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not only roars & rituals : communication in animals by Lesley J Rogers( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orang-utans in Borneo by Gisela T Kaplan( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behavioural and morphological asymmetries in amphibians and reptiles : proceedings of the 4th World Congress of Herpetology satellite symposium by Symposium on Behavioural and Morphological Asymmetries in Amphibians and Reptiles( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative Vertebrate Cognition : Are Primates Superior to Non-Primates? by Lesley J Rogers( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores afresh the long-standing interest, and emphasis on, the `special' capacities of primates. Some of the recent discoveries of the higher cognitive abilities of other mammals and also birds challenge the concept that primates are special and even the view that the cognitive ability of apes is more advanced than that of nonprimate mammals and birds. It is therefore timely to ask whether primates are, in fact, special and to do so from a broad range of perspectives. Divided into five sections this book deals with topics about higher cognition and how it is manifested in different species, and also considers aspects of brain structure that might be associated with complex behavior
Nan sheng nu sheng da nao bu tong? by Everett M Rogers( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evolution and development of brain asymmetry, and its relevance to language, tool use and consciousness by Lesley J Rogers( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Comparative vertebrate lateralization
Spirit of the Wild Dog : the World of Wolves, Coyotes, Foxes, Jackals & DingoesSongs, roars, and rituals : communication in birds, mammals, and other animalsSexing the brainBirds : their habits and skillsMinds of their own : thinking and awareness in animalsThe orangutansThe evolution of lateral asymmetries, language, tool use, and intellectGene worship : moving beyond the nature/nurture debate over genes, brain, and gender
Alternative Names
Lesley Joy Rogers académica australiana

Lesley Joy Rogers Australian neurobiologist

Lesley Joy Rogers neuroscienziata australiana

Rogers, L. J.

Rogers, Lesley

Rogers, Lesley J.

Rogers, Lesley J. 1943-

ليزلي جوي روجرز

ロジャース, レスリー・J