Evolutionary and Developmental Syntheses: Introduction

  • Barbara L. Finlay
  • Giorgio Innocenti
  • Henning Scheich
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The border between the three fields represented at the meeting, evolution, comparative anatomy-physiology and development, was crossed explicitly in chapters in this section. The main questions addressed in these studies are listed below. The answers suggested should be viewed as appetizers, and reflect our not necessarily unprejudiced understanding of the authors’ views.


Cortical Area Axonal Growth Thalamic Nucleus Supragranular Layer Thalamic Projection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara L. Finlay
    • 1
  • Giorgio Innocenti
    • 2
  • Henning Scheich
    • 3
  1. 1.Cornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  2. 2.University of LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  3. 3.Technical University DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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