Week 7. Wrap up

October 9th: Guest Lecture Nate Sawtell - Neural basis of Electrical communication

Followed by a short lecture on convergent evolution and the amazing natural history of electric fish.

read: (note: Nate's seminar will be on the final exam so this is not a day of leisure)

Rose (2004) Insights into Neural Mechanisms and Evolution of Behavior From Electric Fish. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 5:943-951.

October 11th: Exam

The exam will take 1/2 of the lecture period.
Followd by
Nerve Cells and Animal Behavior Chapter 2 by Peter Simmons and David Young. This is available on e-reserves. It also might help to review the chapter from into-bio.