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Brain Behav Evol (2022) 97 (1-2): 96–107.
Published Online: 21 February 2022
... of embryogenesis (right, CS12>23). A central way in which mammals differ from one another is in the pace of growth and development. Generally speaking, smaller mammals grow more quickly in utero , reach major developmental milestones more rapidly, are born after shorter gestation periods, reach sexual...
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Brain Behav Evol (2022) 97 (1-2): 108–120.
Published Online: 03 February 2022
... factors that contribute to the development of the neocortex, as well as the role of spontaneous and sensory driven activity in constructing a nervous system. Although the evolution of the neocortex cannot be studied directly, studies in which developmental processes are experimentally manipulated provide...
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Brain Behav Evol (2018) 91 (3): 158–169.
Published Online: 10 August 2018
... that the distinctive shapes of cerebral and cerebellar cortex can be explained by relatively few developmental processes, notably including mechanical tension along axons and dendrites. Regarding functional organization, we show how maps of myelin content in cerebral cortex are evolutionarily conserved across primates...
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Brain Behav Evol (2017) 89 (1): 1–14.
Published Online: 18 February 2017
... lineage, show a conspicuous, well-organized cerebellar nucleus, unlike ray-finned fishes. To gain insight into the evolution and development of the cerebellar nucleus, we analyzed in the shark Scyliorhinus canicula (a chondrichthyan model species) the developmental expression of several genes coding...
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Brain Behav Evol (2015) 86 (2): 94–109.
Published Online: 12 August 2015
..., and mammals) are useful for determining whether this pattern is common to living reptiles, birds and mammals. Further genetic studies of thalamic development may also help us understand the homologies of the thalamic regions that show variation from the common developmental pattern. We thank Dr. Xiang...
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Brain Behav Evol (2015) 85 (4): 257–270.
Published Online: 15 July 2015
... line were placed in a petri dish containing 7 ml of distilled water supplemented with 0.00001% methylene blue. They were incubated at approximately 26°C. The developmental stages of the embryos were determined according to Iwamatsu [2004]. To examine epithalamic development, individual living embryos...
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Brain Behav Evol (2014) 84 (4): 277–287.
Published Online: 07 November 2014
...) and primary olfactory tracts (Gα0 protein). Due to the protracted development of S. canicula and the relative large size of the olfactory and terminal nerve structures, this species was particularly advantageous to analyze the development of these systems. This work represents the first developmental study...
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Brain Behav Evol (2007) 68 (4): 241–254.
Published Online: 22 February 2012
... in most retinal model systems makes distinguishing the timing of developmental events difficult. Studies of retinal development in these model systems are complemented by work in vertebrates in which protracted periods of retinal patterning allow greater resolution of the temporal relationships...
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Brain Behav Evol (2012) 79 (2): 75–83.
Published Online: 06 January 2012
... at earlier and later stages. This hypothesis does not preclude the existence of deep similarities in molecular prepatterns at early stages. According to almost all current textbooks on developmental biology [for example, see fig. 9.9 of Gilbert, 2010], the rostral region of vertebrate neural tubes develops...
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Brain Behav Evol (2011) 78 (3): 237–247.
Published Online: 23 August 2011
...Jonathan B. Sylvester; Karen Pottin; J. Todd Streelman Brains develop under the influence of signaling centers that link major dorsal/ventral (DV) and anterior/posterior (AP) axes. Over ontogeny, these ‘developmental neuraxes’ progress from near global signaling gradients into more localized gene...
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Brain Behav Evol (2011) 78 (1): 94–107.
Published Online: 17 June 2011
... developing brains [Molnár et al., 2011; Garcia-Moreno et al., 2011]. Understanding the origin of the human cortex not only is a fundamental question for developmental and evolutionary biology and for stem cell biology but also contributes to the understanding of human cortical developmental disorders...
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Brain Behav Evol (2011) 76 (3-4): 289–300.
Published Online: 04 December 2010
... In order to ensure that mammalian and avian embryos used in this study are at comparable stages of development, I assessed the maturity of museum specimens by examining maturational milestones in Nissl-stained sections [see Charvet and Striedter, 2010]. Many of these developmental milestones consist...
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Brain Behav Evol (1993) 42 (3): 137–152.
Published Online: 30 November 2010
... brain been maintained during evolution in the face of simplification? We will suggest that ontogenetic repatterning provides an escape from developmental constraints and permits the evolution of compensatory mechanisms that maintain or may even improve brain function, as exemplified by the depth...
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Brain Behav Evol (2011) 76 (3-4): 185–197.
Published Online: 17 November 2010
... and regional brain volumes [Jerison, 2007]. Here, we use recent developments in CT techniques to create virtual endocasts from a developmental series of spotted hyena skulls. We first describe the post-natal development of the endocranium in male and female hyenas. Next, as food intake is known to vary...
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Brain Behav Evol (1992) 40 (2-3): 149–156.
Published Online: 02 June 2010
... or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Melanophores Fishes Octopus Cuttlefish Squid Sensorimotor Color change Behavior Brain evolution Vision Sympathetic Autonomic Development illation work was initiated...