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The Wiley Handbook of Evolutionary Neuroscience
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List of Contributors vii Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii 1 The Brain Evolved to Guide Action 1 Michael Anderson and Anthony Chemero 2 The Evolution of Evolutionary Neuroscience 21 Suzana Herculano ]Houzel 3 Approaches to the Study of Brain Evolution 38 Jon H. Kaas 4 Intraneuronal Computation: Charting the Signaling Pathways of the Neuron 49 Jorge Navarro, Raquel del Moral, and Pedro C. Marijuan 5 The Evolution of Neurons 88 Robert W. Meech 6 The First Nervous System 125 Nadia Riebli and Heinrich Reichert 7 Fundamental Constraints on the Evolution of Neurons 153 A. Aldo Faisal and Ali Neishabouri 8 The Central Nervous System of Invertebrates 173 Volker Hartenstein 9 Nervous System Architecture in Vertebrates 236 Mario F. Wullimann 10 Neurotransmission-Evolving Systems 279 Michel Anctil 11 Neural Development in Invertebrates 307 Roger P. Croll 12 Forebrain Development in Vertebrates: The Evolutionary Role of Secondary Organizers 350 Luis Puelles 13 Brain Evolution and Development: Allometry of the Brain and Arealization of the Cortex 388 Diarmuid J. Cahalane and Barbara L. Finlay 14 Comparative Aspects of Learning and Memory 410 Michael Koch 15 Brain Evolution, Development, and Plasticity 422 Rayna M. Harris, Lauren A. O'Connell, and Hans A. Hofmann 16 Neural Mechanisms of Communication 444 Julia Sliwa, Daniel Y. Takahashi, and Stephen V. Shepherd 17 Social Coordination: From Ants to Apes 478 Anne Boeckler, Anna Wilkinson, Ludwig Huber, and Natalie Sebanz 18 Social Learning, Intelligence, and Brain Evolution 495 Sally E. Street and Kevin N. Laland 19 Reading Other Minds 514 Juliane Kaminski Index 526

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Stephen Shepherd is a Research Associate in the Laboratory of Neural Systems, Rockefeller University, New York, USA, and was previously Chair of the Princeton University Postdoctoral Association. He has published his work in diverse journals including Proceedings of the Royal Society, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Neuroscience, Current Biology and Animal Cognition, and has also contributed chapters to a several books.

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