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Resources and Technological Advances for Studies of Neurobehavioral Evolution

Edited by Edited by John Irwin Johnson (Radiology Department and Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI), H. Philip Zeigler (Department of Psychology, Hunter College, New York, NY), and Patrick R. Hof (Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY)
Resources and Technological Advances for Studies of Neurobehavioral Evolution

Published: May 2011

Volume 1225

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This online-only volume features current work regarding two of Wally Welker’s principles and contributions to this field: (1) the importance of gathering anatomical, physiological and behavioral data from a wide but orderly diversity of animal forms, and (2) the employment of the latest technological developments. The volume will present a survey of the history and contents of the outstanding brain collection that Welker assembled and publicized, and those of several other such assemblies that he was instrumental in amalgamating into a single national resource. Also presented is an intercontinental survey of other groupings of resources, so as to provide a world resource listing, that modern technological resources can make available to everyone world-wide the data contained in these varied, multiform, and diverse resources. Other contents of the volume introduce new uses of imaging and other technologies for the study of brain evolution.