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Nerve cells and animal behaviour

Author: Peter John Simmons; David Young, biologiste.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed. [transf. to digital printing]View all editions and formats
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Nerve Cells and Animal Behaviour describes how nervous systems control behaviour. An understanding of this complex subject is essential for all students of zoology, psychology and physiology. The  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter John Simmons; David Young, biologiste.
ISBN: 0521622166 9780521622165 0521627265 9780521627269
OCLC Number: 718362453
Description: x, 266 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Nerve cells; 3. Giant neurons and escape behaviour; 4. Capturing sensory information; 5. Stimulus filtering: vision and motor detection; 6. Hearing and hunting: sensory maps; 7. Programs for movement; 8. Circuits of nerve cells and behaviour; 9. Nerve cells and changes in behaviour.
Responsibility: Peter J. Simmons and David Young.

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'The strengths of the book lie in its ability to stimulate those interested in neurobiology and provide, through clear examples, an excellent introduction to the field of neuroethology.' Thomas H. J. Read more...

 
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