Is neural development Darwinian?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Gradually, and without much debate, the idea that the developing nervous system is in some sense darwinian has become one of the canons of neurobiology. In fact, there is little evidence to support this idea.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Purves, D; White, LE; Riddle, DR

Published Date

  • November 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 460 - 464

PubMed ID

  • 8931267

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0166-2236

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0166-2236(96)20038-4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England