knowled at ccsmtp.ccf.org (Doug Knowles) writes:
>>What is the origin of the decussated (I think I am spelling this correctly...
>>"crossed", in other words) central nervous system?
>>>>Also, how far down the evolutionary tree does this occur? All vertebrates?
>>>I am forwarding this to bionet.neuroscience, where you are much more likely
>to get an interesting answer. I'll bet Bill Calvin will want to take on
Gee, thanks Doug! I don't have a clue. There are all sorts of just-so
stories possible, but you need to know a lot of comparative neuro; I'd try
Bullock and Horridge's 1965 Comparative Anatomy of the Nervous System.
William H. Calvin WCalvin at U.Washington.edu