Nervous Systems

Some articles on nervous system, nervous systems:

Theodore Holmes Bullock
... influential neuroscientist, examining the physiology and evolution of the nervous system across organizational levels, and as a champion of the comparative approach, studying ... the ecology of an animal when endeavoring to understand its nervous system ... In his quest to go beyond a descriptive account of the nervous system, Bullock studied many different and unrelated, species ...
Theodore Holmes Bullock - Biography
... Light, and focused on the organization of the nervous system (both anatomy and physiology) in acorn worms, generally considered a sister group to the chordates ... This marked the beginning of his studies on simple nervous systems, which he used to explore the neural mechanisms that work together to produce an ... that to fully understand how the brain and nervous system work, one must search for commonalities, and also for differences in nervous systems across different taxonomic levels ...

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