Oxford Handbook of Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience: Epigenetics, Evolution, and Behavior

Hardcover | November 18, 2009

EditorMark S. Blumberg, John H. Freeman, Scott R. Robinson

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The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience is a seminal reference work in the burgeoning field of developmental behavioral neuroscience, which has emerged in recent years as an important sister discipline to developmental psychobiology. This handbook, part of the OxfordLibrary of Neuroscience, provides an introduction to recent advances in research at the intersection of developmental science and behavioral neuroscience, while emphasizing the central research perspectives of developmental psychobiology. Contributors to the Oxford Handbook of DevelopmentalBehavioral Neuroscience are drawn from a variety of fields, including developmental psychobiology, neuroscience, comparative psychology, and evolutionary biology, demonstrating the opportunities to advance our understanding of behavioral and neural development through enhanced interactions amongparallel disciplines. In a field ripe for collaboration and integration, the Oxford Handbook of Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience provides an unprecedented overview of conceptual and methodological issues pertaining to comparative and developmental neuroscience that can serve as a roadmap for researchers and atextbook for educators. Its broad reach will spur new insights and compel new collaborations in this rapidly growing field.

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The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience is a seminal reference work in the burgeoning field of developmental behavioral neuroscience, which has emerged in recent years as an important sister discipline to developmental psychobiology. This handbook, part of the OxfordLibrary of Neuroscience, provides an introduction...

Mark S. Blumberg is Professor and Starch Faculty Fellow at the University of Iowa. He is the author of three books and more than eighty journal articles and book chapters on a wide variety of subjects. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Behavioral Neuroscience. John H. Freeman is Professor of Psychology at the Unive...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 10.1 × 6.2 × 1.9 inPublished:November 18, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Patrick Bateson: The Value of Truly Comparative and Holistic Approaches in the Neurosciences2. Timothy D. Johnston: Developmental Systems Theory3. Robert Lickliter and Hunter Honeycutt: Rethinking Epigenesis and Evolution in Light of Developmental Science4. Pierre L. Roubertoux, Marc Jamon, and Michele Carlier: Brain Development: Genes, Epigenetic Events, and Maternal Environments5. Ronald W. Oppenheim, Carol Milligan, and Woong Sun: Programmed Cell Death during Nervous System Development: Mechanisms, Regulation, Functions, and Implications for Neurobehavioral Ontogeny6. Kai Kaila, Peter Blaesse, and Sampsa T. Sipila: Development of GABAergic Signaling: From Molecules to Emerging Networks7. Tony del Rio and Marla B. Feller: Neural Activity and Visual System Development8. Rustem Khazipov and Gyorgy Buzsaki: Early Patterns of Electrical Activity in the Developing Cortex9. Michele R. Brumley and Scott R. Robinson: Experience in the Perinatal Development of Action Systems10. Laurent Vinay, Edouard Pearlstein, and Francois Clarac: Development of Spinal Cord Locomotor Networks Controlling Limb Movements11. Keith Sillar: Development of Spinal Motor Networks Controlling Axial Movements12. Jens Schouenborg: Role of Spontaneous Movements in Imprinting an Action-Based Body Representation in the Spinal Cord13. Daniel J. Tollin: Developmental and Comparative Neuroscience: Epigenetics, Evolution, and Behavior Development of Sound Localization Mechanisms14. Evan Ardiel, Susan Rai, and Catharine H. Rankin15: Early Sensory Experience, Behavior, and Gene Expression in Caenorhabditis elegans15. Linda Rinaman and Thomas J. Koehnle: Development of Central Visceral Circuits16. Frances A. Champagne and James P. Curley: Maternal Care as a Modulating Influence on Infant Development17. Reha S. Erzurumlu: Mechanisms of Plasticity in the Development of Cortical Somatosensory Maps18. Sarah J. Karlen, Deborah L. Hunt, and Leah Krubitzer: Cross-Modal Plasticity in the Mammalian Neocortex19. Bryan Kolb, Celeste Halliwell, and Robbin Gibb: Factors Influencing Neocortical Development in the Normal and Injured Brain20. Mark S. Blumberg and Adele M. H. Seelke: The Form and Function of Infant Sleep: From Muscle to Neocortex21. Joseph S. Lonstein: Perinatal Gonadal Hormone Influences on Neurobehavioral Development22. Susan E. Swithers: Development of Ingestive Behavior: The Influence of Context and Experience on Sensory Signals Modulating Intake23. Jeffrey R. Alberts and Jeffrey C. Schank: Multilevel Development: The Ontogeny of Individual and Group Behavior24. Mark E. Stanton, Dragana Ivkovich Claflin, and Jane Herbert: Ontogeny of Multiple Memory Systems: Eyeblink Conditioning in Rodents and Humans25. Rick Richardson and Pamela S. Hunt: The Ontogeny of Fear Conditioning26. John H. Freeman: Developmental Neurobiology of Cerebellar Learning27. Regina M. Sullivan, Stephanie Moriceau, Tania Roth, and Kiseko Shionova: Developmental Neurobiology of Olfactory Preference and Avoidance Learning28. Teodore C. Dumas and Jerry W. Rudy: Development of the Hippocampal Memory System: Creating Networks and Modifiable Synapses29. Alyson Zeamer, Maria C. Alvarado, and Jocelyne Bachevalier: Development of Medial Temporal Lobe Memory Processes in Non-Human Primates30. Michael Colombo and Harlene Hayne: Episodic Memory: Comparative and Developmental Issues31. Elizabeth Adkins-Regan: Hormones and the Development of Communication-Related Social Behavior in Birds32. Jill M. Mateo: The Development of Anti-Predator Behavior33. Julie Gros-Louis, Meredith J. West, and Andrew P. King: Comparative Perspectives on the Missing Link: Communicative Pragmatics34. Michael H. Goldstein and Jennifer A. Schwade: From Birds to Words: Perception of Structure in Social Interactions Guides Vocal Development and Language Learning35. Terrence W. Deacon: Relaxed Selection and the Role of Epigenesis in the Evolution of Language