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Cephalopod Neurobiology

Edited by N. Joan Abbott, Roddy Williamson and Linda Maddock

Published in print April 1995 | ISBN: 9780198547907
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191724299 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.001.0001
Cephalopod Neurobiology

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Cephalopods (octopus, squid, cuttlefish) are among the most intelligent invertebrates, with highly developed nervous systems that provide excellent model systems for investigating basic questions in neuroscience. In 32 chapters, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the functioning of the cephalopod nervous system, from the cellular level to their complex sensory systems, locomotion, learning and social behaviour.

Keywords: cephalopods; octopus; squid; cuttlefish; invertebrates; nervous systems; neuroscience; sensory systems; locomotion; social behaviour

Book.  560 pages.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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