Insectivora pp 312-317 | Cite as

Brain Characteristics Related to Ecoethological Adaptations

  • Heinz Stephan
  • Georg Baron
  • Heiko D. Frahm
Part of the Comparative Brain Research in Mammals book series (COMPBRAIN, volume 1)


Many of the derived brain characters are clearly related to specific adaptations to particular environments and are therefore discussed with respect to ecological niches.


Brown Adipose Tissue Main Olfactory Bulb Trigeminal System Interscapular Brown Adipose Tissue Auditory Nucleus 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinz Stephan
    • 1
  • Georg Baron
    • 2
  • Heiko D. Frahm
    • 3
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für HirnforschungFrankfurt a.M. 71 (Niederrad)Federal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Départment de Sciences BiologiquesUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada
  3. 3.Anatomisches Institut der UniversitätKöln 41Federal Republic of Germany

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