Implications for Neuroethology from Comparative Neurophysiology

  • Theodore H. Bullock
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 56)


Neuroethology is a new science. Most of those here witnessed its emergence. Of course, it has its roots. As with any science, the currently fashionable concepts, the bad words, the differing views about fruitful approaches are the products of its history. We do well, therefore, to consider the background and to ask how adequate is our present understanding of the confluence of traditions that led to the new term, neuroethology.


Neural Basis Cochlear Nucleus Electric Organ Discharge Comparative Physiology Dorsal Cochlear Nucleus 
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  • Theodore H. Bullock
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurobiology Unit, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Department of Neurosciences, School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan Diego La JollaUSA

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