Evolution of Forebrain and Spatial Cognition in Vertebrates: Conservation across Diversity

  title={Evolution of Forebrain and Spatial Cognition in Vertebrates: Conservation across Diversity},
  author={C Salas and Cristina Broglio and Fernando Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Brain, Behavior and Evolution},
  pages={72 - 82}
Historically the dominant trend in comparative brain and behavior research has emphasized the differences in cognition and its neural basis among species. In fact, the vertebrate forebrain shows a remarkable range of diversity and specialized adaptations. Probably the major morphological variation is that observed in the telencephalon of the actinopterygian fish, which undergoes a process of eversion during embryonic development, relative to the telencephalon of non-actinopterygians (for… 

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