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 C. Broglio and F. Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Brain, Behavior and Evolution},
  pages={72 - 82}
  • C. Salas, C. Broglio, F. Rodríguez
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Brain, Behavior and Evolution
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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