Comparative vertebrate neuroanatomy : evolution and adaptation / Ann B. Butler, William Hodos.

Other titles
  • Vertebrate neuroanatomy
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience ©2005
Physical description
1 online resource (xxi, 715 pages) : illustrations
ISBN
  • 9780471733843
  • 0471733849
  • 9780471733836
  • 0471733830
  • 9786610277438
  • 6610277435
Local notes
Notes
  • Print version record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English.
Contents
  • Evolution and variation -- Neurons and sensory receptors -- The vertebrate central nervous system -- Vertebrate phylogeny and diversity in brain organization -- Evolution and adaptation of the brain, behavior, and intelligence -- Theories of brain evolution -- Overview of spinal cord and hindbrain -- The spinal cord -- Segmental organization of the head, brain, and cranial nerves -- Functional organization of the cranial nerves -- Sensory cranial nerves of the brainstem -- Motor cranial nerves -- The reticular formation -- The cerebellum -- Overview of the midbrain -- Isthmus -- Tegmentum and tori -- Optic tectum -- Overview of the forebrain -- Pretectum, accessory optic system, and migrated posterior tuberculum -- Epithalamus -- Dorsal thalamus -- The visceral brain : the hypothalamus and the autonomic nervous system -- Basal telencephalon -- Nonlimbic pallium -- Visual forebrain in amniotes -- Somatosensory and motor forebrain in amniotes -- Auditory and vocal forebrain in amniotes -- Terminal nerve and olfactory forebrain -- Limbic telencephalon -- Evolution of brains : a bilaterian view.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • Comparative Vertebrate Neuroanatomy: Evolution and Adaptation, Second EditionAnn B. Butler and William HodosThe Second Edition of this landmark text presents a broad survey of comparative vertebrate neuroanatomy at the introductory level, representing a unique contribution to the field of evolutionary neurobiology.

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