Modular construction of nervous systems: a basic principle of design for invertebrates and vertebrates

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Esther M. Leise, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: As evidenced by the proliferation of papers in the last 30 years it is now well accepted that an iterative columnar or modular organization of the neocortex is characteristic of mammalian sensory, motor and frontal association areas. This does not imply that all mammalian neocortical areas are thus arranged; exceptions occur, particularly in the rodents.

Additional Information

Publication
Brain Research Reviews 15:1-23
Language: English
Date: 1990
Keywords
Neocortex, mammalian sensory, motor and frontal association areas, rodents