Nerve Cells and Insect Behavior
New ed of 2 Revised ed
By (author) Kenneth D. Roeder
Normal Price: $58.95
Your Price: $53.06 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.89! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.65 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Nerve Cells and Insect Behavior by Kenneth D. Roeder
Book DescriptionThe strike of the praying mantis's forelegs is so fast that, once they are set in motion, the manits cannot control its aim. How does it ever manage to catch a fly? A moth negotiating the night air hears the squeak of a hunting bat on the wing, and tumbles out of harm's way. How? The author argues that insects are ideal subjects for neurophysiological studies, and at its simplest level this book relates the activities of nerve cells to the activities of insects. In several experiments - on the moth, the cockroach, and the praying mantis - the author shows how stimulus and behaviour are related through the nervous system and suggests that the insect brain appears to control behaviour by determining which of the various built-in activity patterns will appear in a given situation.
Buy Nerve Cells and Insect Behavior book by Kenneth D. Roeder from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780674608016
(210mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 5-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Nerve Cells and Insect Behavior book by Kenneth D. Roeder and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Kenneth D. Roeder
Kenneth D. Roeder was a Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department of Biology, Tufts University.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.