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Mice selectively bred for high voluntary wheel running have larger midbrains: support for the mosaic model of brain evolution, The Journal of Experimental Biology, February 1, 2013, J Exp Biol 216, 515-523.
The research was supported by a grant to Garland from the National Science Foundation.
Garland was joined in the study by the following researchers at UCR: E. M. Kolb, E. L. Rezende, L. Holness, A. Radtke, S. K. Lee, and A. Obenaus.
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