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Book Review: Arthropod Brains: Evolution, Functional Elegance and Historical Significance

Horridge, George Adrian

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This is a marvelous book, but readers – take a hard look at the title and beware. I reckon it is a subtle advertisement to attract a new generation of elite neuroanatomists and breathe life into that essential but difficult way of life. Because modern molecular techniques for phylogenetic reconstruction are in their infancy, the ‘evolution’ of the arthropod brain is still mostly 19th century intuitive guesswork but excellent for armchair discussion. The ‘functional elegance’ of dozens...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-06-18
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/117589
Source: Brain, Behavior and Evolution
DOI: 10.1159/000338312

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