Behavioral Embryology by GILBERT GOTTLIEB (Eds.)


E-book through

Show description

Read Online or Download Behavioral Embryology PDF

Best biological sciences books

The Foundation of the Origin of Species: Two Essays Written in 1842 and 1844 by Charles Darwin

The advance of Charles Darwin's perspectives on evolution by means of ordinary choice has involved biologists because the 1859 e-book of his landmark textual content at the starting place of Species. His studies, observations and reflections in the course of and after his pivotal trip at the Beagle in the course of 1831-36 have been of serious value.

Systems Analysis and Simulation in Ecology. Volume III

Platforms research and Simulation in Ecology, quantity III, and its spouse, quantity IV, grew out of a symposium, Modeling and research of Ecosystems, held on the collage of Georgia, 1-3 March 1973. the needs of the assembly have been to (i) evaluate the prestige of environment modeling, simulation, and research; (ii) supply a discussion board for interplay among U.

Making Use of Biology

Revised in attention of adjustments made within the ULEAC syllabus B for Biology and the advance of the nationwide Curriculum for technological know-how, this ebook emphasizes the functions of Biology. it's been up-to-date all through with sections increased and additional to supply up to date info.

Extra info for Behavioral Embryology

Example text

The specific aim of behavioral embryology is to determine how the earliest stages of neural and behavioral development affect later stages of neurobehavioral ontogeny. From its inception in the modern era by Preyer, the tradition of behavioral embryology has remained broadly comparative. After a relatively long period of primarily descriptive-correlational studies, behavioral embryology seems now to be moving into an era of increasingly manipulative studies, aimed at testing particular hypotheses.

Nerve fiber growth pattern in chick embryo medulla expiants subjected to electrical field for 22 hours. Direction of current flow designated by arrow. Current densities (A-H) shown beneath each expiant. At the highest current density (A) (490) there is complete suppression of fiber outgrowth on the anode side (+ ) of the field. Except in zones of liquefaction (z), the majority of the fibers are reflected toward the cathode ( - ) side of the field. From Marsh & Beams (1946). INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIORAL EMBRYOLOGY 23 the anode side of the field (shown in Fig.

In E. Tobach, L. R. Aronson, & E. ), The biopsychology of development. New York: Academic Press, 1971. Pp. 67-128. (b). -Y. Development of behavior in the duck embryo. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 1965,59, 183-188. , & Simner, M. L. Auditory versus visual flicker in directing the approach response of domestic chicks. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 1969, 67,58-63. Grier, J. , Counter, S. , & Shearer, W. M. Prenatal auditory imprinting in chickens. Science, 1967, 155, 1692-1693.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.88 of 5 – based on 26 votes