Download e-book for kindle: Evolving Animals: The Story of our Kingdom by Wallace Arthur,Stephen Arthur
By Wallace Arthur,Stephen Arthur
By Wallace Arthur,Stephen Arthur
By Peter Riederer,M.B.H. Youdim
By Ted Levin
By Manfred Gerlach,Heinz Reichmann,Peter Riederer
Kompetent: Das einzige Lehrbuch im deutschsprachigen Raum zur Parkinson-Krankheit. Umfassend beschreibt es neurobiologische Grundlagen, Modelle, Klinik und Therapie. Kompakt: Pharmakologie und Wirkmechanismen der Anti-Parkinson-Medikamente. Komprimiert: viele Tabellen, Schemata und Abbildungen. Das Nachschlagewerk besticht durch klare Systematik und Aktualität. Neu in der four. Auflage des Leitfadens: alle neuen Medikamente, neueste Entwicklungen in der Genetik, Pathogenese- und Therapieforschung. Plus: aktuelle Modelle der Parkinson-Krankheit und der gegenwärtige Stand klinischer Studien zur symptomatischen Therapie und Neuroprotektion.
By Thad Q. Bartlett
Primatologists have lengthy considered small fruiting timber, like figs, because the cause of gibbons’ territorial and monogamous behavior. even though, at Khao Yai nationwide Park in Thailand the place gibbons are common, figs are one of many greatest timber within the forest. during this long term box learn, Bartlett takes up this obvious contradiction, and follows gibbons as their significant meals assets wax and wane over time.This is a crucial reference on gibbons and the research of small apes which supplies an intensive, expansive assurance of the connection among fruit abundance and nutrition, diversity use, and intergroup interactions in Gibbon apes. The Gibbons of Khao Yai: Seasonal edition in habit and Ecology presents a vital source for college students accomplishing examine during this field.
By D. Alistair Steyn-Ross,Moira Steyn-Ross,Walter Freeman
Foreword through Walter J. Freeman.
The induction of unconsciousness utilizing anesthetic brokers demonstrates that the cerebral cortex can function in very assorted behavioral modes: alert and responsive vs. unaware and quiescent. however the states of wakefulness and sleep aren't single-neuron properties---they turn out to be bulk houses of cooperating populations of neurons, with the switchover among states being just like the actual switch of section saw whilst water freezes or ice melts. a few brain-state transitions, reminiscent of sleep biking, anesthetic induction, epileptic seizure, are visible and detected with no trouble with a couple of EEG electrodes; others, similar to the emergence of gamma rhythms in the course of cognition, or the ultra-slow daring rhythms of comfy free-association, are even more sophisticated. The unifying topic of this booklet is the concept that every one of those bulk alterations in mind habit should be handled as section transitions among targeted mind states.
Modeling section Transitions within the Brain includes bankruptcy contributions from top researchers who practice state-space tools, community types, and biophysically-motivated continuum methods to enquire more than a few neuroscientifically proper difficulties that come with research of nonstationary EEG time-series; community topologies that restrict epileptic spreading; saddle--node bifurcations for anesthesia, sleep-cycling, and the wake--sleep swap; prediction of dynamical and noise-induced spatiotemporal instabilities underlying daring, alpha-, and gamma-band Hopf oscillations, gap-junction-moderated Turing constructions, and Hopf-Turing interactions resulting in cortical waves.
By Akira Mizuta Lippit
By Amanda Rees
Infanticide within the wildlife could be a comparatively infrequent occasion, yet as Amanda Rees indicates, it has vastly major outcomes. pointed out within the Nineteen Sixties as a phenomenon worthwhile of research, infanticide had, via the Nineteen Seventies, develop into the focal point of great controversy. The recommendation, by way of Sarah Hrdy, that it would be the result of an advanced process meant to maximise an individual’s reproductive luck sparked livid disputes among scientists, disagreements that experience endured right down to the current day.
Meticulously tracing the background of the infanticide debates, and drawing on large interviews with box scientists, Rees investigates key theoretical and methodological topics that experience characterised box stories of apes and monkeys within the 20th century. As a close research of the medical procedure and its program to box study, The Infanticide Controversy sheds new gentle on our figuring out of medical perform, focusing particularly at the demanding situations of operating in “natural” environments, the connection among objectivity and interpretation in an observational technology, and the impression of the general public profile of primatology at the improvement of primatological learn. most significantly, it additionally considers the broader importance that the research of box technological know-how has in a interval while the ecological result of out of control human interventions in usual structures have gotten ever extra evident.
By Lorraine Daston,Gregg Mitman