2 edition of primate thalamus found in the catalog.
A. Earl Walker
Bibliography at end of each chapter.
|Statement||by A. Earl Walker ...|
|Series||The University of Chicago monographs in medicine.|
|LC Classifications||QP376 .W23|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 321 p.|
|Number of Pages||321|
|LC Control Number||38025480|
The mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus (MD) has been implicated in executive functions (such as planning, cognitive control, working memory, and decision-making) because of its significant interconnectivity with the prefrontal cortex (PFC). Yet, whilst the roles of the PFC have been extensively studied, how the MD contributes to these cognitive functions remains relatively by: BOOK REVIEWS: PDF Only. Walker A. E. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease: April - Volume 91 - Issue 4 - p Free ". " ". Related Articles. Follow .
The first chapter covers the primate thalamus with equal emphases on new world, old world, pro-simian and human anatomic details and their differences. The second undertakes a comparably comprehensive examination of one of the most intensively studied regions of Brand: Elsevier Science. It is also approaching a half-century since A. Earl Walker (a) wrote The Primate Thalamus, which was strongly experimental, but with many Clinical in sights, and which he described as "an attempt to elucidate the role of the thalamus in sensation.
For example, fluorescence spectroscopy has shown the presence of dopamine molecules in the primate thalamus (Brown et al., ) and retrograde tracer studies in primates have demonstrated. The Anatomy of Manual Dexterity: The New Connectivity of the Primate Sensorimotor Thalamus and Cerebral Cortex The macaque monkey uses the hand to grasp, digitally explore, and identify objects within reach, and to use them intelligently.
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The present volume is an excellent discussion of the anatomy and physiology of the thalamus of the macaque. It begins with an historical introduction which, though brief, brings the material well up to date. The second chapter describes Walker's method of study and experimental material including a brief review of the Nissl and Marchi technics.
Primate Thalamus: More Than Meets an Eye. Author links open overlay panel Damian J. Wallace 1 David Fitzpatrick 2 Jason N.D. Kerr 1. Show more. is a clear and important demonstration of binocular responses in a primate dLGN, inspiring a host of questions Cited by: 1.
This excellent book presents the results of six years of research, conducted for the most part in the division of neurology and neurosurgery of the University of Chicago.
The book deals with the thalamus of the rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta), but enough work was done on the chimpanzee to show that the results hold also for this primate and are. The functional parcellation of the motor thalamus of primates has suffered from serious historical and technical drawbacks, which have led to extreme confusion.
This is a problem when thalamic stereotaxy is again being use clinically. The cause usually imputed is the historical conflict between two main schools, the Vogt and the ‘Anglo Cited by: The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Primate Nervous System, Part II by T. Hokfelt at Barnes & Noble.
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The thalamus (from Greek θάλαμος, "chamber") is a large mass of gray matter located in the dorsal part of the diencephalon (a division of the forebrain). Nerve fibers project out of the thalamus to the cerebral cortex in all directions, allowing hub-like exchanges of has several functions, such as relaying of sensory signals, including motor signals to the cerebral cortex Artery: Posterior cerebral artery and branches.
In this monograph Walker presents a comprehensive account of the anatomy, connections and function of the primate thalamus. A short historical introduction is followed by a detailed discussion of the gross and the nuclear structure of the thalamus of the macaque monkey, as. The basal ganglia form a major brain system in all species of vertebrates, but in primates (including humans) there are special features that justify a separate consideration.
As in other vertebrates, the primate basal ganglia can be divided into striatal, pallidal, nigral, and subthalamic components. In primates, however, there are two pallidal subdivisions called the external globus pallidus.
The author devotes the third chapter to a description of the gross and nuclear structure of the macaque thalamus. The remainder of the book, four substantial chapters, includes: (a) a description of the afferent connections of the thalamus; (b) a discussion of the relation of. It is also approaching a half-century since A.
Earl Walker (a) wrote The Primate Thalamus, which was strongly experimental, but with many Clinical in sights, and which he described as "an attempt to elucidate the role of the thalamus in sensation.
" The intervening years have seen published a few reports of con ferences on aspects of 5/5(1). Prog Brain Res. ; Pain and the primate thalamus. Ralston HJ 3rd(1). Author information: (1)Department of Anatomy, W.
Keck Foundation Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CAUSA. [email protected] Noxious stimuli that are perceived as painful, are conveyed to the thalamus by the spinothalamic tract (STT) and the Cited by: The primate thalamus is a key target for brain dopamine.
Sánchez-González MA(1), García-Cabezas MA, Rico B, Cavada C. Author information: (1)Departamento de Anatomía, Histología y Neurociencia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, by: The first chapter covers the primate thalamus with equal emphases on new world, old world, pro-simian and human anatomic details and their differences.
The second undertakes a comparably comprehensive examination of one of the most intensively studied regions of. The map of drivers in the primate thalamus. Based on the light and electron microscopic results, we prepared a complete map of driver distribution in the primate thalamus.
The map indicates the origin (cortical vs subcortical), the size (large, medium, or no drivers), as well the convergence or segregation of drivers with different by: Book Description Springer, Condition: Good.
Volume 1. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.
In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBNPrice: $ 1. 1 Purpose and Plan of This Review This review is focused on the topography and connections of some of the neuron populations that determine the manual dexterity of the macaque monkey.
The populations selected for examination are the following: 1. The corticospinal neuron populations 2. The. Thalamic Networks for Relay and Modulation is the third in a series that springs from an idea of Giorgio Macchi who wished to establish periodical updates on thalamic research by bringing to Italy investigators who would engage in an international sharing of ideas and : Diego Minciacchi.
This book discusses the hypothesis that the primate pulvinar contains an original scaffold which is derived from cytoarchitectural markers and specific protein distributions. Thereafter, along primate evolution, different selective pressures acted in order to shape and fine-tune the connectivity of the pulvinar with specific regions of the.
The Anatomy of Manual Dexterity: The New Connectivity of the Primate Sensorimotor Thalamus and Cerebral Cortex (Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Format: Paperback. The primate posterior thalamus has been proposed to contribute to pain sensation, but its precise role is unclear.
This is in part because spinothalamic tract (STT) neurons that project to the posterior thalamus have received little by: Primate Thalamus: More Than Meets an Eye. This adds a new twist to the traditional view about binocular processing in the primate visual system and raises questions about the role of dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus in early binocular processing.
Wallace, D.J., Fitzpatrick, D., and Kerr, J.N.D. ().Request PDF | Primate Thalamus: More Than Meets an Eye | A recent study shows conclusively that the koniocellular layers of the marmoset dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus have binocularly.