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Antennal Lobe of the Honeybee

Antennal Lobe of the Honeybee  

Randolf Menzel and Jürgen Rybak

in Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

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9780199965137
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10.1093/med/9780195389883.003.0043
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In the honeybee chemoreceptors of the antenna converge in approximately 160 glomeruli in the antennal lobe (AL) and feed a network of local interneurons and projection neurons. The latter ... More
Barrel Cortex

Barrel Cortex  

Karel Svoboda, Bryan M. Hooks, and Gordon M. G. Shepherd

in Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

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9780199965137
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10.1093/med/9780195389883.003.0004
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Rodents actively move their whiskers to gather tactile information about their environment. The array of whiskers on the snout is somatotopically mapped onto an array of cortical columns in ... More
The Basic Vertebrate PlanTransverse Divisions

The Basic Vertebrate Plan: Transverse Divisions  

Larry W. Swanson

in Brain Architecture: Understanding the Basic Plan (2 ed.)

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9780199965120
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10.1093/med/9780195378580.003.1034
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Vertebrates have a basic body plan (bauplan) that includes a notochord, a central nervous system dorsal to the notochord, and a digestive system with a series of pharyngeal arches for ... More
The Behavioral State SystemIntrinsic Control of Sleep and Wakefulness

The Behavioral State System: Intrinsic Control of Sleep and Wakefulness  

Larry W. Swanson

in Brain Architecture: Understanding the Basic Plan (2 ed.)

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10.1093/med/9780195378580.003.1091
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The sleep-wake cycle is the primary organizer of behavior in all but the simplest animals, and there are well-defined stages of sleep and different levels of arousal during wakefulness. The ... More
Brain and BehaviorA Four Systems Network Model

Brain and Behavior: A Four Systems Network Model  

Larry W. Swanson

in Brain Architecture: Understanding the Basic Plan (2 ed.)

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10.1093/med/9780195378580.003.1062
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The first part of the book deals with the nervous system's basic divisions, which are especially important for describing location or position in the same sense as geographical information. ... More
Canonical Cortical Circuits

Canonical Cortical Circuits  

Rodney J. Douglas and Kevan A. C. Martin

in Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

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9780199965137
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10.1093/med/9780195389883.003.0002
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This chapter focuses on recent experimental and theoretical considerations of the cortical circuits, which suggest that local circuits of cortical neurons are connected in a series of ... More
Centralization and SymmetryGanglia and Nerves

Centralization and Symmetry: Ganglia and Nerves  

Larry W. Swanson

in Brain Architecture: Understanding the Basic Plan (2 ed.)

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10.1093/med/9780195378580.003.1027
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This chapter examines the evolution of the nervous system in bilaterally symmetrical invertebrates, beginning with flatworms that are freely swimming predators. In these animals the nervous ... More
Cerebellar Cortex

Cerebellar Cortex  

Masao Ito

in Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

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10.1093/med/9780195389883.003.0028
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The cerebellar cortex contains ten distinct types of neuronal element arranged with geometrical beauty. The major signal flow pathway consists forward connections through mossy fibers, ... More
The Circuit for Chemotaxis and Exploratory Behavior in C. elegans

The Circuit for Chemotaxis and Exploratory Behavior in C. elegans  

Cornelia I. Bargmann

in Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

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9780199965137
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10.1093/med/9780195389883.003.0051
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The C. elegans nervous system presents an unusual situation in which neuroanatomical connections are extremely well defined, but the understanding of neuronal activity is fragmentary. One ... More
Cochlea

Cochlea  

Peter Dallos

in Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

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Aug 2010
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9780199965137
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10.1093/med/9780195389883.003.0020
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This chapter discusses the microcircuitry of the cochlea. The most significant microcircuits of the mammalian cochlea are very different from all others in the nervous system in that they ... More

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