Crustacean Nervous Systems and Their Control of Behavior

Hardcover | October 29, 2014

EditorCharles Derby, Martin Thiel

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Crustacean Nervous Systems and their Control of Behavior is the third volume of the series The Natural History of the Crustacea. This volume is on the functional organization of crustacean nervous systems, and how those nervous systems produce behavior. It complements other volumes on relatedtopics of feeding biology, reproductive biology, endocrine systems, and behavioral ecology. There is a rich history of the study of the neurobiology of crustaceans, going back over 150 years. This has included studies on how their nervous systems allow them to perform behaviors that are adapted totheir particular environments, as well as studying them as model organisms to understand basic biomedical principles about neural function, such as sensory transduction and processing, synaptic transmission and integration, neuromodulation, and learning and memory. The volume has three sections that build progressively on each other. The first section is on the basic organizational features of the crustacean nervous system and the principles upon which it is built. The second section is on sensory ecology - the organization of each sensory system and how it isused in intra- and interspecific interactions, within an ecological context. The third section uses case studies of how crustacean nervous systems are organized to perform complex behaviors and interactions, such as walking, escape, social interactions, and memory and learning. Taken together, the20 chapters synthesize our modern understanding of the neural control of behavior in crustaceans, based on the most recent technologies in physiological recording, molecular biology, and computational science. This volume will be useful to students and researchers as a concise summary of currentknowledge of crustacean neuroscience.

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Crustacean Nervous Systems and their Control of Behavior is the third volume of the series The Natural History of the Crustacea. This volume is on the functional organization of crustacean nervous systems, and how those nervous systems produce behavior. It complements other volumes on relatedtopics of feeding biology, reproductive biol...

Charles Derby is a Regents Professor of Neuroscience and Biology at Georgia State University who studies how animals use sensory information in solving life's challenges, such as finding high-quality food, identifying mates, and avoiding predators. His focus has been the chemical senses of decapod crustaceans, especially spiny lobster...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:592 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:October 29, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199791712

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1. Charles Derby and Martin Thiel: Crustacean Nervous Systems and their Control of Behavior - An Introduction2. David C. Sandeman, Matthes Kenning, and Steffen Harzsch: Adaptive Trends in Malacostracan Brain Form and Function Related to Behavior3. DeForest Mellon: Sensory Systems of Crustaceans4. Harold Atwood: Peripheral Components of Crustacean Motor Systems5. Ronald Harris-Warrick: Modulation of Crustacean Networks for Behavior6. Gregory Lnenicka: Synapses in Crustaceans7. Manfred Schmidt: Adult Neurogenesis in Crustaceans8. Raymon Glantz: Visual Systems of Crustaceans9. Thomas W. Cronin and Kathryn D. Feller: Sensory Ecology of Vision in Crustaceans10. Charles D. Derby and Marc J. Weissburg: The Chemical Senses and Chemosensory Ecology of Crustaceans11. Petra H. Lenz and Daniel K. Hartline: Mechanoreception in Crustaceans of the Pelagic Realm12. Kenneth J. Lohmann and David A. Ernst: The Geomagnetic Sense of Crustaceans and its Use in Orientation and Navigation13. Eve Marder, Marie L. Goeritz, Gabrielle J. Gutierrez, Albert Hamood, Ted Brookings, Jonathan Caplan, Sara Haddad, Tilman Kispersky, and Sonal Shruti: The Crustacean Stomatogastric Nervous System14. Daniel Cattaert: Neural Control of Posture and Walking in Crustaceans15. Franklin B. Krasne, William J. Heitler, and Donald H. Edwards: The Escape Behavior of Crayfish16. Maria Luisa Faniul-Moles: Biological Rhythms and their Neural Basis in Crustaceans17. Jens Herberholz: Neurobiology of Social Status in Crustaceans18. Jochen Zeil and Jan M. Hemmi: Path Integration, Vision, and Decision-Making in Fiddler Crabs19. Daniel Tomsic and H.ctor Maldonado: Neurobiology of Learning and Memory of Crustaceans20. Bruce R. Johnson, Robert A. Wyttenbach, and Ronald R. Hoy: Crustaceans as Model Systems for Teaching Neuroscience: Past, Present, and Future