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Evolution of nervous systems a comprehensive reference

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Published by Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier in Amsterdam .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nervous system -- Evolution

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Jon H. Kaas
ContributionsKaas, Jon H
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQM451 .E96 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17213531M
ISBN 100123925606, 0123925614, 0123925630, 0123925649, 0123925657
ISBN 109780123925602, 9780123925619, 9780123925633, 9780123925640, 9780123925657

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Chapters included in four main topic areas: Early Nervous Systems: Their Evolution in Invertebrates, Fish, Reptiles and Birds. The Nervous System of Early Mammals and their Evolution. The Nervous Systems of Non-Human Primates. The Evolution of the Human Brain: Apes and other Ancestors. From the Editor: Evolution of Nervous Systems, Second Edition is a unique, major reference which offers the gold standard for those interested both in evolution and nervous systems. All biology only makes sense when seen in the light of evolution, and this is especially true for the nervous system. Evolution of Nervous Systems written by Jon H Kaas is great for the Nervous System and its evolution studies available in ebook (PDF) free download. The 1st version of this series in included chapters & 4 volumes on a range of topics. Evolution of nervous systems. [Jon H Kaas;] -- Provides knowledge on how nervous systems evolved throughout the animal kingdom. Outlines the changes in brain and nervous system organization that occurred from the first invertebrates and.

All of these issues are not specific to evolutionary neuroscience, but are part and parcel of a larger theoretical framework, that of evolutionary biology. Once this larger historical context is clarified, several future directions for evolutionary neuroscience can be glimpsed. Classical views argue nervous systems and later centralization each occurred once in animal evolution, but over the last 15–20 years, rapid advances in molecular and genetic approaches as . Evolution of Nervous Systems: : Jon H. Kaas: Libros en idiomas extranjeros. Saltar al contenido principal. Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate Cuenta y listas Identifícate Cuenta y listas Pedidos Suscríbete a Prime Cesta. Todos los departamentos. Ir Buscar Los Más Vendidos Ideas Format: Tapa dura.   Purchase The Human Nervous System - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Format: Ebook.

  Evolution of the nervous system is intriguing not because we can marvel at this complicated biological structure, but it is fascinating because it inherits a lineage of a long history of many less complex nervous systems (Figure ), and it documents a record of adaptive behaviors observed in life forms other than humans. Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Evolution of nervous systems (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Jon H Kaas; Cengage Learning (Firm). Evolution of Nervous Systems, Second Edition is a unique, major reference which offers the gold standard for those interested both in evolution and nervous systems. All biology only makes sense when seen in the light of evolution, and this is especially true for the nervous : Hardcover. The evolution of nervous systems dates back to the first development of nervous systems in animals (or metazoans). Neurons developed as specialized electrical signaling cells in multicellular animals, adapting the mechanism of action potentials present in motile single-celled and colonial eukaryotes.