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Complex worlds from simpler nervous systems

Author: Frederick R Prete
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2004.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Complex worlds from simpler nervous systems.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003068597
(OCoLC)53840105
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick R Prete
ISBN: 9780262281898 0262281899
OCLC Number: 57560073
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 436 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Portia perceptions : the umwelt of an araneophagic jumping spider / Duane P. Harland, Robert R. Jackson --
Exploration of cognitive capacity in honeybees : higher functions emerge from a small brain / Shaowu Zhang, Mandyam Srinivasan --
In the mind of a hunter : the visual world of the praying mantis / Karl Kral, Frederick R. Prete --
Motion perception shapes the visual world of amphibians / Jörg-Peter Ewert --
Color vision in bees : mechanisms, ecology, and evolution / Lars Chittka, Harrington Wells --
Color vision and retinal organization in butterflies / Kentaro Arikawa, Michiyo Kinoshita, Doekele G. Stavenga --
Seasonal variation in the visual world of crayfish / Takahiko Hariyama --
The unique visual world of mantis shrimps / Thomas W. Cronin, Justin Marshall --
The octopus's garden : the visual world of cephalopods / Ian G. Gleadall, Nadav Shashar --
The vigilance of the hunted : mechanosensory-visual integration in insect prey / Christopher Comer, Vicky Leung --
A novel approach to hearing : the acoustic world of pneumorid grasshoppers / Moira J. van Staaden, Heiner Romer, Vanessa C.K. Couldridge.
Responsibility: edited by Frederick R. Prete.

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