By: Jon Kaas, Georg Striedter, Theodore Bullock, Todd Preuss, John Rubenstein, and Leah Krubitzer
New York, USA, Elsevier: 2006
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 018323
All biology only makes sense when seen in the light of evolution, and this is especially true for the nervous system. All animals have nervous systems that mediate their behaviors, many of them species specific. Yet, these nervous systems all evolved from the simple nervous system of a common ancestor. To understand these nervous systems, we need to know how they vary and how this variation emerged in evolution. Over 100 distinguished neuroscientists have assembled, for the first time, the current state-of-the-art knowledge on how nervous systems evolved throughout the animal kingdom. This fou... View More...