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Title Evolution of sleep : phylogenetic and functional perspectives / edited by Patrick McNamara, Robert A. Barton, Charles L. Nunn
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010


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 MELB  612.821 Mcn/Eos  AVAILABLE
Description x, 277 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction / Patrick McNamara, Charles L. Nunn, and Robert A. Barton -- Ecological constraints on mammalian sleep architecture / Isabella Capellini... [et al.] -- Sleep in insects / Kristyna M. Hartse -- Schooling by continuously active fishes: clues to sleep's ultimate function / J. Lee Kavanau -- What exactly is it that sleeps? The evolution, regulation, and organization of an emergent network property / James M. Krueger -- Evolutionary medicine of sleep disorders: toward a science of sleep duration / Patrick McNamara and Sanford Auerbach -- Primate sleep in phylogenetic perspective / Charles L. Nunn... [et al.] -- A bird's-eye view of the function of steep / Niels C. Rattenborg and Charles J. Amlaner -- The evolution of wakefulness: from reptiles to mammals / Ruben V. Rial... [et al.] -- The evolution of REM sleep / Mahesh M. Thakkar and Subimal Datta -- Toward an understanding of the function of sleep: new insights from mouse genetics / Valter Tucci and Patrick M. Nolan -- Fishing for sleep / I. V. Zhdanova
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sleep.
Author McNamara, Patrick, 1956-
Barton, Robert A. (Robert Alexander), 1959-
Nunn, Charles L.
LC no. 2009011589
ISBN 9780521894975 hardback
0521894972 hardback