Summary: Introductory level. No prerequisites above the sophomore level required. Broad, comparative scope. Coverage encompasses all areas of neurobiology and all sensory systems and is enhanced with both vertebrate and invertebrate examples to demonstrate how animals differ in their physiological adaptations. Conceptual emphasis. The book focuses on principles and their relation to neural function, bringing in details and methods where relevant to exp ...show morelain underlying concepts. Boxed essays on experimental techniques. These highlight experiments in a number of neuroscience areas, exposing students to both classical and cutting-edge research methods. Coverage of . No other undergraduate course offers significant coverage of the neurological bases of behavior in animals-Delcomyn's comparative approach articulates the concepts step-by-step, building from cells to circuits to behaviors. Pedagogy includes boldfaced terms, a glossary, concept summaries at the end of each section, and annotated readings and references. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 98
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