The Neocortex: Ontogeny and Phylogeny / Edition 1

The Neocortex: Ontogeny and Phylogeny / Edition 1

by Barbara L. Finlay

ISBN-10: 0306438089

ISBN-13: 9780306438080

Pub. Date: 01/01/1991

Publisher: Springer US

Product Details

Springer US
Publication date:
Nato Science Series A: (closed), #200
Edition description:
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Evolutionary and Developmental Syntheses.- Fossil Brains and the Evolution of the Neocortex.- Critical Cellular Events During Cortical Evolution: Radial Unit Hypothesis.- Control of Cell Number and Type in the Developing and Evolving Neocortex.- Pathways Between Development and Evolution.- to Sections 2 and 3.- Comparative Aspects of Forebrain Organization.- The Dorsal Ventricular Ridge and Cortex of Reptiles in Historical and Phylogenetic Perspective.- Multiple Origins of Neocortex: Contributions of the Dorsal Ventricular Ridge.- Aspects of Phylogenetic Variability of Neocortical Intrinsic Organization.- On the Coincidence of Loss of Electroreception and Reorganization of Brain Stem Nuclei in Vertebrates.- The Design of Striate Cortex.- Representation Geometries of Telencephalic Auditory Maps in Birds and Mammals.- Flying Cats and Flying Primates: Evolutionary Surprises From Neurobiology.- Emergence of Radial and Modular Units in Neocortex.- Neuroembryology of the Neocortex.- Ontogeny and Structure of the Radial Glial Fiber System of the Developing Murine Cerebrum.- Nonpyramidal Neurons in the Mammalian Hippocampus: Principles of Organization and Development.- Morphological Characterization of ALZ-50 Immunoreactive Cells in the Developing Neocortex of Kittens.- Guidance of Chick Retinal Axons in Vitro.- Cross-Modal Plasticity in Sensory Cortex.- Visual Responses on Neurons in Somatosensory Cortex of Hamsters With Experimentally Induced Retinal Projections to Somatosensory Thalamus.- Brain Maps: Development, Plasticity and Distribution of Signals Beyond.- The Possibility of Gaba-Ergic Innervation in Plasticity of Adult Cerebral Cortex.- Transient Receptor Expression in Visual Cortex Development and the Mechanisms of Cortical Plasticity.- Contributors.

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