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Brain Behav Evol (2024) 99 (1): 13–24.
Published Online: 17 February 2024
... to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. 2024 Domestication Allometry Stereology Galliformes Chicken Domestication of animals began approximately 15,000 years ago with wolves ( Canis lupus ), followed...
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Brain Behav Evol (2024) 99 (1): 25–44.
Published Online: 14 February 2024
... Felidae Panthera Big cats Neuropil Brain Prefrontal cortex Motor cortex Visual cortex Evolution Allometry The Felidae are a diverse group of mammals consisting of 34 extant “cat-like” species that range in body size from large apex predators to smaller domesticated varieties [ 1...
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Brain Behav Evol (2022) 97 (3-4): 140–150.
Published Online: 04 July 2022
... frequency across 81 species of anurans. We find robust, phylogenetically independent scaling effects of body size for all features measured. Furthermore, after accounting for body size, we find preliminary evidence that morphological evolution beyond allometry can correlate with hearing sensitivity...
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Brain Behav Evol (2020) 95 (3-4): 162–180.
Published Online: 23 November 2020
..., and medulla oblongata scaled with negative allometry against the rest of the brain throughout ontogeny. However, notably, the olfactory bulbs and cerebellum scaled hyperallometrically to the rest of the brain, whereby these structures enlarged disproportionately as this species matured. Changes...
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Brain Behav Evol (2020) 95 (2): 69–77.
Published Online: 22 September 2020
... to in the content or advertisements. 2020 Allometry Birds Cerebellum Purkinje cell The cerebellum has a highly conserved internal circuitry, but it can vary tremendously in size and shape [Yopak et al., 2017]. This diversity in cerebellar size and shape is evident when comparing different...
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Brain Behav Evol (2019) 93 (2-3): 122–136.
Published Online: 15 August 2019
... in the retina and central auditory system in the laboratory mouse, which is widely assumed to be “generic,” as well as severe deviations from expected brain allometry in some mouse strains, underline the need for a deeper understanding of phylogenetic variability even in those systems believed to be best...
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Brain Behav Evol (2017) 89 (3): 185–194.
Published Online: 06 May 2017
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Allometry Confocal laser scanning microscopy Octopamine Dopamine Serotonin Hymenoptera We used female T. evanescens Westwood (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) of inbred isofemale strain GD011. Wasps were reared...
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Brain Behav Evol (2017) 89 (2): 68–83.
Published Online: 28 February 2017
... initial growth relative to body size, before slowing considerably at the onset of sexual maturity. The olfactory bulbs and the cerebellum scale with positive allometry relative to the rest of the brain, whereas the other five brain areas scale with varying degrees of negative allometry. None of the major...
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Brain Behav Evol (2017) 89 (1): 48–63.
Published Online: 01 January 2017
... advertised or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. 2017 Evolution Allometry Cortical...
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Brain Behav Evol (2016) 88 (1): 14–24.
Published Online: 26 August 2016
.... To reexamine these questions across a wider range of mammalian radiations, data on the primarily fetal rapid growth phase (RGP) of ontogenetic brain-body allometry was compiled for diverse primate (n p = 12) and nonprimate (n np = 16) mammalian species, and was complemented by later ontogenetic data in 16...
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Brain Behav Evol (2014) 84 (3): 214–226.
Published Online: 05 November 2014
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Allometry Brain evolution Comparative neuroanatomy Olfaction Olfactory bulb Olfactory epithelium Although olfaction was traditionally thought of as being poorly developed in birds based on the small size...
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Brain Behav Evol (2014) 83 (1): 17–30.
Published Online: 03 January 2014
... responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Allometry Comparative brain morphology Coral reefs Ecomorphology Fish larvae Recruitment Most fish species on coral reefs have stage...
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Brain Behav Evol (2013) 82 (3): 147–149.
Published Online: 06 September 2013
... or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Allometry Developmental evolution Frontal cortex human evolution Adaptation It is widely accepted that there was something exceptional about human cognitive evolution. Among...
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Brain Behav Evol (2013) 81 (4): 209–218.
Published Online: 25 May 2013
... to in the content or advertisements. Allometry Auditory cortex Brain size Evolution Inferior colliculus Medial geniculate nucleus Recent studies have shown that primate brain evolution has occurred in the absence of systematic changes to cortical neuronal densities [Herculano-Houzel et al., 2007...
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Brain Behav Evol (2013) 81 (2): 86–92.
Published Online: 21 March 2013
...Emma van der Woude; Hans M. Smid; Lars Chittka; Martinus E. Huigens Throughout the animal kingdom, Haller's rule holds that smaller individuals have larger brains relative to their body than larger-bodied individuals. Such brain-body size allometry is documented for all animals studied to date...
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Brain Behav Evol (2013) 81 (2): 74–85.
Published Online: 25 January 2013
... and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Allometry Brain Evolution Human brain Phylogenetic variation National Institutes of Health (NIH) 10.13039...
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Brain Behav Evol (2012) 80 (3): 170–180.
Published Online: 17 August 2012
... measured and 93.8 and 98.5% of the variance in the volume of each component measured within the telencephalon. This pattern of brain allometry is consistent with concerted brain evolution. However, in the case of the cerebellum, interspecific differences in volume exhibit a trend in accordance with mosaic...
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Brain Behav Evol (2011) 78 (1): 22–36.
Published Online: 17 June 2011
... neurons than smaller ones? Brain size Allometry Neurons, numbers Glia, numbers Glia/neuron index Scaling Indeed, the distribution of mass in the brain does not reflect the distribution of neurons across the cerebral cortex and cerebellum. In none of the 3 clades is the relative number...
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Brain Behav Evol (2011) 77 (2): 67–78.
Published Online: 29 April 2011
... to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. 2011 Lateralization Asymmetry Prefrontal cortex Neocortex Primate Allometry The evolution of the prefrontal cortex in primates has captured the attention...
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Brain Behav Evol (2011) 77 (1): 5–13.
Published Online: 20 January 2011
... system design and function, yet little is known about their brain allometry. Within a well-defined monophyletic taxon, Formicidae (ants), we analyzed how brain size scales to body size. An analysis of brain allometry for individuals of a highly polymorphic leaf-cutter ant, Atta colombica, shows...