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Developmental psychobiology and developmental neurobiology

Author: Elliott M Blass
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1986.
Series: Handbook of behavioral neurobiology, v. 8.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Developmental psychobiology and developmental neurobiology.
New York : Plenum Press, ©1986
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott M Blass
ISBN: 0306420341 9780306420344
OCLC Number: 12554988
Description: xix, 328 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Content.- 1 Early Development of Behavior and the Nervous System: An Embryological Perspective.- Some Embryological Findings.- Early Neural Development.- Neurobehavioral Development: The Role of Neural Activity.- Behavioral Embryology: Practice and Perceptual Experience.- References.- 2 Motor Patterns in Development.- Preliminary Issues.- Approach Taken.- Review of Issues.- Basic Dimensions of Movement.- Spontaneous and Elicited Movements.- Higher-Order Motor Patterns.- Socially Integrated Motor Patterns.- Some Personal Explorations.- Rodent Motor Patterns.- Conditioned Movement Sequences and Stereotypies.- Canid Motor Patterns.- Emergent Issues.- Developmental Processes: A Motor Perspective.- Capabilities and Strategies.- Perspectives on Mechanism.- Summary Themes and Conclusions.- References.- 3 Environmental and Neural Determinants of Behavior in Development.- Suckling as an Organized Behavior.- External Controls.- Internal Controls of Suckling.- Suckling and Reinforcement.- Huddling.- Independent Ingestion.- Water Intake.- Nutrient Intake.- Brain Stimulation and Behavioral Organization.- Discussion.- Concluding Remarks.- References.- 4 The Ontogeny of Vocal Learning in Songbirds.- Background.- Behavioral Data.- Theoretical Framework.- Neuroanatomical Data.- Sexual Dimorphisms and Brain-Behavior Correlations.- Neural Correlates of Song Learning.- The Auditory Template.- Auditory-Motor Integration: The Matching Process.- The Central Motor Program.- Possible Mechanisms of Song Learning.- Development of the Central Motor Program.- Sensitive Periods for Song Learning.- Song Learning and Brain Volume Changes.- Relations of Avian and Human Vocal Learning.- Similarities Between Vocal Learning in Birds and Humans.- Relationships Between Vocal Perception and Production.- References.- 5 Early Development of Olfactory Function.- Main Olfactory Epithelium.- Vomeronasal Organ.- Main Olfactory Bulb.- Accessory Olfactory Bulb.- Central Olfactory Projections.- Modified Glomerular Complex.- The Ontogeny of Olfactory Function: Overview.- Prenatal Activity in the Accessory Olfactory Bulb.- Early Postnatal Activity in the MGC.- Postnatal Activity in the Main Olfactory Bulb.- Discussion.- References.- 6 Development of the Sense of Taste.- Development of the Rat Gustatory System.- Changes in Electrophysiological Responses from Peripheral Taste Nerves.- Anatomical Correlates of Response Changes in Peripheral Taste Nerves.- Changes in Electrophysiological Responses from Central Nervous System Taste Neurons and Behavioral Implications.- Attempts to Modify the Rat Gustatory System through Early Experience.- Development of the Sheep Gustatory System and Applications to Development of Taste Responses in Humans.- Changes in Electrophysiological Responses from Peripheral Taste Nerves.- Anatomical Correlates of Response Changes in Peripheral Taste Nerves.- Changes in Electrophysiological Responses from Central Nervous System Taste Neurons and Implications for Human Behavioral Responses.- Proposed Membrane Changes Underlying Development of Taste Responses.- Summary.- References.- 7 The Tunable Seer: Activity-Dependent of Vision.- Experience-Dependent Developmental Programs.- The Retino-Geniculo-Cortical Pathway in Adult Cats.- Functional Specialization in the Retina.- Parallel Pathways in the Visual System.- Orientation Selectivity of Area 17 Cells.- Distribution of Preferred Orientations in Retina, Lgn, and Area 17.- Development of the Retino-Geniculo-Cortical Pathway in Normal Cats.- Optics and Alignment of the Eyes.- Retinal Development.- Lgn Development.- Development of Area 17.- Activity-Dependent Development of the Visual System.- Neuronal Activity and Subcortical Development.- Neuronal Activity and Cortical Development.- Factors Controlling Differences in Experience Sensitivity of Cortical Cells.- Extraretinal Factors in Visual System Development.- Behavioral Significance of Experience-Dependent Changes.- Development of Visually Guided Behavior in the Kitten.- Correlating Behavioral and Visual System Development.- Effects of Stripe-Rearing on Visual Development.- Experience-Dependent Changes in "Attention".- Summary: The Tunable Seer.- Developmental Changes.- Experience-Dependent Changes in Area 17.- Behavioral Significance of Experience-Dependent Development.- Integration of Genetic and Environmental Information.- Implications of Experience-Dependent Development.- References.- 8 Development of Thermoregulation.- Thermal Aspects of Embryonic Development.- Sexual Differentiation.- Development of Thermoregulation.- Strategies for Thermoregulation.- Maternal Defense of Neonatal Temperature.- Adaptive Features of Hypothermia.- Mechanisms of Thermoregulation in Young Mammals.- Physiological Mechanisms.- Behavioral Mechanisms.- Plasticity in the Development of Thermoregulatory Capacity.- Effects of Being Reared in Different Ambient Conditions.- Thermal Mediation of Early Experience.- Thermal Activation.- Summary.- References.
Series Title: Handbook of behavioral neurobiology, v. 8.
Responsibility: edited by Elliott M. Blass.


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