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Comparative Vertebrate Neuroanatomy Evolution and Adaptation

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ISBN-10: 0471888893

ISBN-13: 9780471888895

Edition: 9th 1996

Authors: Ann B. Butler, William Hodos

List price: $150.00
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Description:

This unique book explores the evolution of the vertebrate nervous system, emphasizing the function of brain systems and their relationship to behavior, adaptation, and survival. Encompassing all classes of vertebrates, from fish, to birds and humans, it provides a modern, systematic approach to comparative neuroanatomy.
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Book details

List price: $150.00
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/14/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Boxes
Evolution And The Organization Of The Central Nervous System
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
The Spnial Cord And Hindbrain
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
The Midbrain
Overview of the Midbrain
Isthmus
Tegmentum and Tori
Optic Tectum
The Forebrain: Diencephalon
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
The Forebrain: Telencephalon
Basal Telencephalon
Nonlimbic Pallium
Visual Forebrain in Amniotes
Somatosensory and Motor Forebrain in Amniotes
Auditory and Vocal Forebrain Amniotes
Terminal Nerve and Olfactory Forebrain
Limbic Telencephalon
Conclusion
Evolution of Brains: A Bilaterian View
Appendix: Terms Used in Neuroanatomy
Glossary
Index