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Evolutionary neuroscience

Author: Jon H Kaas; Georg F Striedter
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Featuring a collection of articles on brain evolution, this title covers topics such as brain character reconstruction, principles of brain scaling, basic features of vertebrate brains, the evolution of the major sensory systems and other parts of brains, the origin of neocortex, and the evolution of specializations of human brains.
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Evolutionary neuroscience.
Oxford ; Boston : Academic Press, 2009
(OCoLC)424556256
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon H Kaas; Georg F Striedter
ISBN: 9780123751683 0123751683
OCLC Number: 502274158
Notes: "A collection of articles ... selected from ... Evolution of nervous systems (Elsevier, Academic Press, 2007)"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 1017 pages) : illustrations
Contents: History of ideas on brain evolution / G.F. Striedter --
Phylogenetic character reconstruction / J.S. Albert --
Basic nervous system "types" : one or many? / F. Hirth, H. Reichert --
Origin and evolution of the first nervous system / R. Lichtneckert, H. Reichert --
Neuronal migration / O. Marín and G. López-Bendito --
The role of transient connections in brain evolution / G.M. Innocenti --
Neural wiring optimization / C. Cherniak, Z. Mokhtarzada and R. Rodriguez-Esteban --
Principles of brain scaling / C.F. Stevens --
Structure of brains of primitive vertebrates (tunicates, amphioxus, lampreys) and the basic features of the vertebrate brain / B. Fritzsch, J.C. Glover --
Evolution of the nervous system in fishes / M.F. Wullimann and P. Vernier --
Evolution of the amphibian nervous system / U. Dicke and G. Roth --
Evolution of the nervous system in reptiles / L.L. Bruce --
Do birds and reptiles possess homologues of mammalian visual, somatosensory, and motor cortices? / L. Medina --
The evolution of vocal learning systems in birds and humans / E.D. Jarvis --
The evolution of the amygdala in vertebrates / F. Martínez-García, A. Novejarque, and E. Lanuza --
The evolution of vertebrate eyes / R.D. Fernald --
Vertebrate olfactory subsystems and their evolution / H.L. Eisthen and G. Polese --
The evolution of taste systems / T.E. Finger --
Shared and convergent features of the auditory system of vertebrates / C.E. Carr and D. Soares --
How can fossils tell us about the evolution of the neocortex? / H.J. Jerison --
The origin of neocortex : lessons from comparative embryology / Z. Molnár, A. Tavare and A.F.P Cheung --
Reconstructing the organization of the forebrain of the first mammals / J.H. Kaas --
Captured in the net of space and time : understanding cortical field evolution / L. Krubitzer and D.L. Hunt --
The evolution of the dorsal thalamus in mammals / J.H. Kaas --
The evolution of the basal ganglia in mammals and other vertebrates / A. Reiner --
The evolution of the hippocampus / J.R. Manns and H. Eichenbaum --
The evolution of the cerebellum / M. Glickstein, J. Oberdick, J. Voogd --
Olfactory cortex : comparative anatomy / K.R. Illig, D.A. Wilson --
Vestibular system / W.M. Graf --
Evolution of gustation / I.E. De Araujo, M.A.L. Nicolelis, and S.A. Simon --
The evolution of the somatosensory system / K.C. Catania --
Somatosensory specializations of flying mammals / J.M. Zook --
The evolution of motor cortex and motor systems / R.J. Nudo and S.B. Frost --
The evolution of visual cortex and visual systems / D.C. Lyon --
Primate brain evolution / T.M. Preuss --
The role of vision in the origin and evolution of primates / C.F. Ross, R.D. Martin --
The evolution of sensory and motor systems in primates / J.H. Kaas --
The evolution of parallel pathways in the brains of primates / V.A. Casagrande, I. Khaytin, and J. Boyd --
The evolution of the primate and human auditory system / T.A. Hackett --
The evolution of language systems in the human brain / T.W. Deacon --
The evolution of hemispheric specializations of the human brain / M.C. Corballis --
Neurological specializations for manual gesture and tool use in humans / S.H. Frey --
Frontal cortex evolution in primates / E.C. Bush, J.M. Allman.
Other Titles: Evolution of nervous systems.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Jon H. Kaas ; co-editors, Georg F. Striedter [and others].

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