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Author Butler, Ann B.

Title Comparative vertebrate neuroanatomy : evolution and adaptation / Ann B. Butler, William Hodos
Edition Second edition
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 715 pages) : illustrations
Series Wiley SCELC e-books
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
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Central Nervous System -- anatomy & histology.
Adaptation, Biological.
Anatomy, Comparative.
Biological Evolution.
Vertebrates -- anatomy & histology.
Anatomy, Comparative.
Nervous system -- Adaptation.
Nervous system -- Evolution.
Vertebrates -- Anatomy.
Form Electronic book
Author Hodos, William.
LC no. 2005282020
ISBN 0471733830
Other Titles Vertebrate neuroanatomy