By Ann B. Butler, William Hodos(auth.)

ISBN-10: 0471210056

ISBN-13: 9780471210054

ISBN-10: 0471733849

ISBN-13: 9780471733843

Comparative Vertebrate Neuroanatomy

Evolution and Adaptation

moment Edition

Ann B. Butler and William Hodos

the second one version of this landmark textual content offers a extensive survey of comparative vertebrate neuroanatomy on the introductory point, representing a different contribution to the sphere of evolutionary neurobiology. it's been broadly revised and up-to-date, with considerably more desirable figures and diagrams which are used generously through the textual content. via research of the adaptation in mind constitution and serve as among significant teams of vertebrates, readers can achieve perception into the evolutionary historical past of the apprehensive procedure. The textual content is split into 3 sections:
* creation to evolution and edition, together with a survey of phone constitution, embryological improvement, and anatomical association of the crucial frightened process; phylogeny and variety of mind constructions; and an outline of varied theories of mind evolution
* Systematic, accomplished survey of comparative neuroanatomy throughout all significant teams of vertebrates
* review of vertebrate mind evolution, which integrates the whole textual content, highlights variety and customary issues, broadens point of view via a comparability with mind constitution and evolution of invertebrate brains, and considers fresh info and theories of the evolutionary foundation of the mind within the earliest vertebrates, together with a lately proposed version of the starting place of the mind within the earliest vertebrates that has acquired powerful help from newly found fossil evidence

considerable fabric drawn from the most recent study has been built-in into the textual content and highlighted in unique characteristic bins, together with contemporary perspectives on homology, cranial nerve association and evolution, the really huge and difficult brains of birds in correlation with their advanced cognitive talents, and the present debate on forebrain evolution throughout reptiles, birds, and mammals.

Comparative Vertebrate Neuroanatomy is geared to upper-level undergraduate and graduate scholars in neuroanatomy, yet an individual drawn to the anatomy of the worried approach and the way it corresponds to the best way that animals functionality on the earth will locate this article fascinating.Content:
Chapter 1 Evolution and edition (pages 1–17):
Chapter 2 Neurons and Sensory Receptors (pages 19–48):
Chapter three The Vertebrate relevant anxious approach (pages 49–72):
Chapter four Vertebrate Phylogeny and variety in mind association (pages 73–91):
Chapter five Evolution and model of the mind, habit, and Intelligence (pages 93–111):
Chapter 6 Theories of mind Evolution (pages 113–123):
Chapter 7 evaluation of Spinal wire and Hindbrain (pages 125–138):
Chapter eight The Spinal wire (pages 139–155):
Chapter nine Segmental association of the top, mind, and Cranial Nerves (pages 157–172):
Chapter 10 practical association of the Cranial Nerves (pages 173–182):
Chapter eleven Sensory Cranial Nerves of the Brainstem (pages 183–204):
Chapter 12 Motor Cranial Nerves (pages 205–220):
Chapter thirteen The Reticular Formation (pages 221–239):
Chapter 14 The Cerebellum (pages 241–264):
Chapter 15 assessment of the Midbrain (pages 265–274):
Chapter sixteen Isthmus (pages 275–288):
Chapter 17 Tegmentum and Tori (pages 289–309):
Chapter 18 Optic Tectum (pages 311–340):
Chapter 19 assessment of the Forebrain (pages 341–372):
Chapter 20 Pretectum, accent Optic process, and Migrated Posterior Tuberculum (pages 373–405):
Chapter 21 Epithalamus (pages 407–415):
Chapter 22 Dorsal Thalamus (pages 417–444):
Chapter 23 The Visceral mind: The Hypothalamus and the Autonomic anxious procedure (pages 445–467):
Chapter 24 Basal Telencephalon (pages 469–494):
Chapter 25 Nonlimbic Pallium (pages 495–522):
Chapter 26 visible Forebrain in Amniotes (pages 523–546):
Chapter 27 Somatosensory and Motor Forebrain in Amniotes (pages 547–569):
Chapter 28 Auditory and Vocal Forebrain in Amniotes (pages 571–591):
Chapter 29 Terminal Nerve and Olfactory Forebrain (pages 593–609):
Chapter 30 Limbic Telencephalon (pages 611–634):
Chapter 31 Evolution of Brains: A Bilaterian View (pages 635–663):

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To the extent that these explorations were successful, they led to further specialization and adaptation. In this chapter we will examine some of the fundamentals of the anatomy of neurons and receptors as individual elements of the nervous system. In subsequent chapters we explore the organization of these elements into neuronal systems. Among these systems are: • Sensory systems that acquire information about the external and internal environments. • Integrative systems that process the incoming information, evaluate this information, often in the context of past experience, and make decisions for action or inaction, depending on the circumstances.

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