Behavior and Its Neural Control in Gastropod Molluscs (Google eBook)
Oxford University Press, Jun 20, 2002 - Medical - 336 pages
During the past quarter century, there has been a tremendous expansion in our knowledge about gastropods, their behavior and their neurobiology. We can understand a great deal about mammalian nervous systems by studying the relatively larger and simpler structure of the gastropod nervous system. Behavior and Its Neural Control in Gastropod Molluscs first reviews the broader aspects of molluscan biology and draws attention to the special features of the gastropod nervous system. The book then examines different types of behavior, reviewing progress in understanding the mechanisms of neural control, and emphasizing cases in which control can be attributed to identified neurons and identified neural circuits.
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13 Origins and Diversification of the Gastropoda
14 The Prosobranchs
15 The Opisthobranchs
16 The Pulmonates
The Central Nervous System
22 Taxonomic Trends in CNS Organization
72 Food Finding
73 Central Pattern Generators
74 Variations of Buccal Motor Programs
75 Initiation and Modulation of Feeding
76 Plasticity of Feeding Behavior
82 Sexually Selected Behaviors
23 Structure of the Ganglia
24 Unique Properties of Gastropod Neurons
32 Mechanoreception and Nociception
33 Sensory Cells for Chemoreception Mechanoreception and Nociception
Muscles and the Peripheral Nervous System
42 Muscle Physiology
43 Peripheral Contributions to the Control of Reflexes
44 Cellular Elements and Plasticity in Peripheral Neural Circuits
Regulation of the Internal Environment
52 Control of the Lung in Pulmonates
53 Blood Circulation
54 Respiratory Pumping
55 Water Regulation and Excretion
62 Crawling by Muscular Contractions
64 Taxes and Other Orientations
83 Finding Mates
84 Nervous Control of Courtship and Copulation
85 Egg Laying
86 Mechanisms for the Control of EggLaying Behaviors
92 The Lines of Defense
93 Withdrawal Reflexes
94 Plasticity of Defensive Behaviors
95 Chemical Defenses
The Temporal Organization of Behavior
102 Daily Cycles
103 Endogenous Circadian Clocks
104 Mechanisms of Oscillation and Entrainment in the Eye
105 Multiple Influences on the Selection of Behaviors
106 Singleness of Action
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Page viii - ... one of which was weakly, into a small and ill-provided garden. After a short time the strong and healthy individual disappeared, and was traced by its track of slime over a wall into an adjoining well-stocked garden. Mr. Lonsdale concluded that it had deserted its sickly mate ; but after an absence of twenty-four hours it returned, and apparently communicated the result of its successful exploration, for both then started along the same track and disappeared over the wall.
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Page 286 - Neural mechanisms of motor program switching in the mollusc Pleurobranchaea. I. Central motor programs underlying ingestion, egestion, and the 'neutral...
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