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Arthropod brains : evolution, functional elegance, and historical significance

Author: Nicholas James Strausfeld
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
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Insects and other arthropods show complex behaviors that are products of versatile brains which, in a sense, think. Strausfeld weaves anatomical observations, molecular biology, neuroethology,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas James Strausfeld
ISBN: 9780674046337 0674046331
OCLC Number: 709670361
Awards: Winner of PROSE (Biological Sciences) 2012
Winner of PROSE (Excel Biology/Life Sci) 2012
Description: xvi, 830 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The polymath of Rennes --
Discoveries and losses --
Ramón y Cajal's hunting case watch --
Beneath the faceted eye --
In the air and under the water : the olfactory brain --
The mushroom body enigma --
The brain within the brain --
Eight legs and more : chelicerates, myriapods, and some distant relatives --
Reiterations, appendages, and the ancient brain --
Philosophical anatomy, Swedish pioneers, and neuronal systematics --
Convergence or common descent? --
The origin of insects.
Responsibility: Nicholas James Strausfeld.

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