Evolution of the forebrain — revisiting the pallium

  title={Evolution of the forebrain — revisiting the pallium},
  author={T. Finger and N. Yamamoto and H. Karten and P. Hof},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
In 1973, Theodosius Dobzhansky wrote a short essay whose title "Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution" became a highly popular catch phrase for evolutionary biologists. Whereas Dobzhansky was criticizing at the time anti-evolutionary creationism, his words reflect, in the context of neuroscience, that since the earliest microscopic studies on the structure of the brains of vertebrates, neuroanatomists have noted many striking similarities in organization across species… Expand

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