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Crustacean Olfaction  

Charles Derby and Manfred Schmidt

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
Olfaction is a chemical sense present not only in mammals, insects, and other terrestrial animals, but also in crustaceans, most of which are aquatic. Crustaceans use olfaction for ... More

Developmental Neurobiology of Anxiety and Related Disorders  

Emily M. Cohodes and Dylan G. Gee

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Neuroscience
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Drosophila Olfaction  

Quentin Gaudry and Jonathan Schenk

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Neuroscience
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Hypothalamic Control of Female Reproduction  

Brian P. Kenealy and Ei Terasawa

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May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
Female reproduction is an interplay between the hypothalamus, pituitary, and ovaries. While the gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) neuron in the hypothalamus regulates gonadal function ... More

Invertebrate Nociception  

Nathaniel J. Himmel, Atit A. Patel, and Daniel N. Cox

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
Nociception is a protective mechanism that mediates behavioral responses to a range of potentially damaging stimuli, including noxious temperature, chemicals, and mechanical stimulation. ... More

Leech Behavioral Choice  

William B. Kristan Jr.

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Sep 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
New techniques for recording the activity of many neurons simultaneously have given insights into how neuronal circuits make the decision to perform one of many possible behaviors. A ... More

Leech Mechanosensation  

Brian D. Burrell

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
The medicinal leech (Hirudo verbana) is an annelid (segmented worm) and one of the classic model systems in neuroscience. It has been used in research for over 50 years and was one of the ... More

Lymnaea Respiratory Control  

Kenneth D. Lukowiak

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Neuroscience
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Please check back later for the full article. The ... More

Mammalian Visual System Organization  

Farran Briggs

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Feb 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
Many mammals, including humans, rely primarily on vision to sense the environment. While a large proportion of the brain is devoted to vision in highly visual animals, there are not enough ... More

Motion Processing in Primates  

Tyler S. Manning and Kenneth H. Britten

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May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
The ability to see motion is critical to survival in a dynamic world. Decades of physiological research have established that motion perception is a distinct sub-modality of vision ... More

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