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Stomatopod Vision  

Thomas W. Cronin, N. Justin Marshall, and Roy L. Caldwell

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Aug 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
The predatory stomatopod crustaceans, or mantis shrimp, are among the most attractive and dynamic creatures living in the sea. Their special features include their powerful raptorial ... More

Thalamocortical Interactions for Sensory Processing  

Jose M. Alonso and Harvey A. Swadlow

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Feb 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
The thalamocortical pathway is the main route of sensory information to the cerebral cortex. Vision, touch, hearing, taste, and balance all depend on the integrity of this pathway that ... More

Urochordate Nervous Systems  

Kerrianne Ryan and Ian A. Meinertzhagen

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Aug 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
Urochordates are chordate siblings that comprise the following marine invertebrates: the sessile Ascidiaceae, or sea squirts; planktonic Larvacea; and the pelagic salps, doliolids, and ... More

Visual Attention  

Sabine Kastner and Timothy J. Buschman

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Jul 2017
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Neuroscience
Natural scenes are cluttered and contain many objects that cannot all be processed simultaneously. Due to this limited processing capacity, neural mechanisms are needed to selectively ... More

Xenacoelomorpha Nervous Systems  

Pedro Martínez, Volker Hartenstein, and Simon G. Sprecher

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuroscience
The emergence and diversification of bilateral animals are among the most important transitions in the history of life on our planet. A proper understanding of the evolutionary process ... More

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