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Title In the light of evolution. Volume VI, Brain and behavior / Georg F. Striedter, John C. Avise and Francisco J. Ayala, editors ; National Academy of Sciences the National Academy
Published Washington, District of Columbia : National Academies Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (430 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Sackler Colloquium series
Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of Sciences. Sackler Colloquium series.
Contents ""FrontMatter""; ""Arthur M. Sackler, M.D.: 1913�1987""; ""Contents""; ""Preface to the *In the Light of Evolution* Series""; ""Preface to *In the Light of Evolution, Volume VI: Brain and Behavior*""; ""Part I: EVOLUTIONARY ORIGINS OF NEURONS AND NERVOUS SYSTEMS""; ""1 Functionalization of a Protosynaptic Gene Expression Network -- Cecilia Conaco, Danielle S. Bassett, Hongjun Zhou, Mary Luz Arcila, Sandie M. Degnan, Bernard M. Degnan, and Kenneth S. Kosik""; ""2 Adaptive Evolution of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels: The First 800 Million Years -- Harold H. Zakon""
""12 From Chemotaxis to the Cognitive Map: The Function of Olfaction -- Lucia F. Jacobs""""13 Evolution of Brains and Behavior for Optimal Foraging: A Tale of Two Predators -- Kenneth C. Catania""; ""Part IV: PHYLOGENY OF HUMAN BRAINS AND HUMAN MINDS""; ""14 Human Brain Evolution: From Gene Discovery to Phenotype Discovery -- Todd M. Preuss""; ""15 Integration of Faces and Vocalizations in Ventral Prefrontal Cortex: Implications for the Evolution of Audiovisual Speech -- Lizabeth M. Romanski""; ""16 Math, Monkeys, and the Developing Brain -- Jessica F. Cantlon""
""17 A Hierarchical Model of the Evolution of Human Brain Specializations -- H. Clark Barrett""
""3 Evolution of Centralized Nervous Systems: Two Schools of Evolutionary Thought -- R. Glenn Northcutt""""Part II: DEVELOPMENTAL AND ADULT VARIATION IN NEURAL ORGANIZATION""; ""4 Evolving Specialization of the Arthropod Nervous System -- Erin Jarvis, Heather S. Bruce, and Nipam H. Patel""; ""5 Expansion, Folding, and Abnormal Lamination of the Chick Optic Tectum After Intraventricular Injections of FGF2 -- Luke D. McGowan, Roula A. Alaama, Amanda C. Freise, Johnny C. Huang, Christine J. Charvet, and Georg F. Striedter""
""6 Cortical Evolution in Mammals: The Bane and Beauty of Phenotypic Variability -- Leah A. Krubitzer and Adele M.H. Seelke""""7 Evolution of Columns, Modules, and Domains in the Neocortex of Primates -- Jon H. Kaas""; ""8 The Remarkable, Yet Not Extraordinary, Human Brain as a Scaled-Up Primate Brain and Its Associated Cost -- Suzana Herculano-Houzel""; ""Part III: FROM NEURAL CIRCUIT EVOLUTION TO ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR""
""9 Homology and Homoplasy of Swimming Behaviors and Neural Circuits in the Nudipleura (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia) -- James M. Newcomb, Akira Sakurai, Joshua L. Lillvis, Charuni A. Gunaratne, and Paul S. Katz""""10 Shared Developmental and Evolutionary Origins for Neural Basis of Vocal�Acoustic and Pectoral�Gestural Signaling -- Andrew H. Bass and Boris P. Chagnaud""; ""11 To Flock or Fight: Neurochemical Signatures of Divergent Life Histories in Sparrows -- James L. Goodson, Leah C. Wilson, and Sara E. Schrock""
Summary "This book is the outgrowth of the Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium "Brain and Behavior," which was sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences on January 20-21, 2012, at the Academy's Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, CA. It is the sixth in a series of Colloquia under the general title "In the Light of Evolution." Specifically, In Light of Evolution: Brain and Behavior focuses on the field of evolutionary neuroscience that now includes a vast array of different approaches, data types, and species."
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Subject Evolution (Biology)
Form Electronic book
Author Avise, John C., editor
Ayala, Francisco José, 1934- editor
Striedter, Georg F., 1962- editor
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), issuing body
ISBN 0309261767 (electronic bk.)
9780309261760 (electronic bk.)