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Brain Behav Evol (2023) 98 (1): 44–60.
Published Online: 03 February 2023
... of crocodilian neurobiology remain unknown. In this paper, we address an important knowledge gap as there are no published studies of cerebellar connections in any crocodilian species. We used injections of retrograde tracers into the cerebellum of the American alligator ( Alligator mississippiensis...
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Brain Behav Evol (2020) 95 (3-4): 162–180.
Published Online: 23 November 2020
... on ontogenetic changes in the brain, which may be informative about functional shifts in sensory and behavioral specializations. This study quantified changes in brain-body scaling and the scaling of six major brain regions (olfactory bulbs, telencephalon, diencephalon, optic tectum, cerebellum, and medulla...
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Brain Behav Evol (2020) 95 (2): 69–77.
Published Online: 22 September 2020
...Ryaan EL-Andari; Felipe Cunha; Barbara Tschirren; Andrew N. Iwaniuk The cerebellum has a highly conserved internal circuitry, but varies greatly in size and morphology within and across species. Despite this variation, the underlying volumetric changes among the layers of the cerebellar cortex...
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Brain Behav Evol (2020) 95 (2): 93–101.
Published Online: 13 August 2020
... of the cerebellum, a region that has played a major role in primate brain evolution and that has been associated with cognitive abilities that may be subject to sexual selection in primates. Methods: We compiled individual volumetric and sex data from published data sources and used MCMC generalized linear mixed...
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Brain Behav Evol (2020) 95 (2): 78–92.
Published Online: 31 July 2020
...Felipe Cunha; Kelsey Racicot; Janae Nahirney; Courtney Heuston; Douglas R. Wylie; Andrew N. Iwaniuk Although the internal circuitry of the cerebellum is highly conserved across vertebrate species, the size and shape of the cerebellum varies considerably. Recent comparative studies have examined...
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Brain Behav Evol (2020) 95 (1): 45–55.
Published Online: 10 March 2020
...Cristián Gutiérrez-Ibáñez; Max R. Dannish; Tobias Kohl; Lutz Kettler; Catherine E. Carr; Ryan K. Tisdale; Andrew N. Iwaniuk; Harald Luksch; Douglas R. Wylie While in birds and mammals the cerebellum is a highly convoluted structure that consists of numerous transverse lobules, in most amphibians...
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Brain Behav Evol (2018) 91 (3): 125–135.
Published Online: 10 August 2018
...(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. Aves Cerebellum Endocast Forebrain Theropoda Original Paper Brain Behav Evol 2018;91:125 135 DOI: 10.1159/000488890...
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Brain Behav Evol (2018) 91 (3): 158–169.
Published Online: 10 August 2018
... 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. Cerebral cortex Cerebellum Development Evolution Human Nonhuman primate Neuroanatomy Parcellation...
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Brain Behav Evol (2017) 90 (3): 211–223.
Published Online: 23 November 2017
... Magnetic resonance imaging Cerebellum Rhombencephalon Tegmentum Optic tectum Mesencephalon Diencephalon Telencephalon A relatively large and complex brain is one of the major characteristics of vertebrate animals, and this characteristic is linked to the diverse sensory, behavioural, social...
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Brain Behav Evol (2017) 89 (4): 274–285.
Published Online: 01 April 2017
... interdependent regions of the brain, most notably in the cerebellum. The cerebellum is linked to a range of cognitive tasks and expanded rapidly during hominoid evolution. Here we present data that suggest that, across anthropoid primates, protein-coding genes with known roles in cerebellum development were just...
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Brain Behav Evol (2017) 89 (2): 68–83.
Published Online: 28 February 2017
... shifts in the size and organization of their brains. Here, we investigated postparturition ontogenetic changes in brain-body size scaling, the allometric scaling of seven major brain areas (olfactory bulbs, telencephalon, diencephalon, optic tectum, tegmentum, cerebellum, and medulla oblongata) relative...
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Brain Behav Evol (2017) 88 (3-4): 235–257.
Published Online: 26 January 2017
... significantly. The Balaenidae have the smallest relative brain mass and the lowest cerebral cortex surface area. Brain parts also vary. Relative to body mass and to body length, dolphins also have the largest cerebellums. Cortex surface area is isometric with brain size when we exclude the Balaenidae. Our data...
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Brain Behav Evol (2017) 88 (3-4): 177–186.
Published Online: 19 January 2017
...Douglas R. Wylie; Daniel Hoops; Joel W. Aspden; Andrew N. Iwaniuk Aldolase C, also known as zebrin II (ZII), is a glycolytic enzyme that is expressed in cerebellar Purkinje cells of the vertebrate cerebellum. In both mammals and birds, ZII is expressed heterogeneously, such that there are sagittal...
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Brain Behav Evol (2016) 87 (2): 88–104.
Published Online: 19 May 2016
..., not well understood. To explore this, we examined the expression of zebrin II (ZII) in the cerebellum of the kiwi (Apteryx mantelli), a fully nocturnal bird with auditory, tactile, and olfactory specializations and a reduced visual system. We predicted that the cerebellar architecture, particularly those...
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Brain Behav Evol (2014) 83 (4): 266–274.
Published Online: 21 May 2014
... whales. It has long been thought that sperm whales have the largest brains of all living things, but our brain mass evidence, from published sources and our own specimens, shows that big males of these two species share this distinction. Despite this, we also find that cerebellum size is very different...
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Brain Behav Evol (2013) 81 (1): 40–55.
Published Online: 18 February 2013
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. 2012 Elephant Cerebellum Cerebellar cortex Mammalia Brain evolution Proboscidae In their review of the structure of the elephant brain, Cozzi et al. [2001] indicate that the cerebellar cortex in elephants possesses...
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Brain Behav Evol (2011) 77 (3): 206–218.
Published Online: 16 May 2011
... by reciprocal connections. The MVL likely modulates visually guided behavior via descending brainstem pathways. We found no sex differences in the volume of the cerebellum or cerebellar nuclei. We speculate that the HP is important to males for cross-season site fidelity and for local spatial memory, the AP...
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Brain Behav Evol (1985) 27 (2-4): 70–79.
Published Online: 01 June 2010
... (especially cutaneous) inputs to the cerebellum are not only functionally significant, but that they exist widely among mammals. 1 6 2010 © 1985 S. Karger AG, Basel 1985 Copyright / Drug Dosage / Disclaimer Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated...