Yopak, K.E. & Goh, G. & Heel, K. & Northcutt, R.G. & Collin, S.P. (2014)
Is bigger always better? The evolution of brain size and cognitive ability in sharks [Abstract]. In Programm and Abstracts of Shark International, Durban 2014: 187
Gillis, J.A. & Modrell, M.S. & Northcutt, R.G. & Catania, K.C. & Luer, C.A. & Baker, C.V.H. (2012)
Electrosensory ampullary organs are derived from lateral line placodes in cartilaginous fishes. Development, 139, 3142–3146
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Hofmann, M.H. & Northcutt, R.G. (2012)
Forebrain Organization in Elasmobranchs. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 80(2), 142–151
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Schluessel, V. & Bleckmann, H. & Northcutt, R.G. & Hofmann, M.H. (2010)
Morphometric Comparison of Telencephalic Areas in Selected Vertebrates in Relation to Function [Abstract]. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 75(4), 313
DOI: 10.1159/000318756
Hofmann, M.H. & Northcutt, R.G. (2008)
Organization of major telencephalic pathways in an elasmobranch, the thornback ray Platyrhinoidis triseriata. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 72(4), 307–325
DOI: 10.1159/000192466
Striedter, G.F. & Northcutt, R.G. (2006)
Head size constrains forebrain development and evolution in ray-finned fishes. Evolution & Development, 8(2), 215–222
DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-142X.2006.00091.x
Cruce, W.L. & Stuesse, S.L. & Northcutt, R.G. (1999)
Brainstem neurons with descending projections to the spinal cord of two elasmobranch fishes: thornback guitarfish, Platyrhinoidis triseriata, and horn shark, Heterodontus francisci. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 403(4), 534–560
DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1096-9861(19990125)403:4<534::AID-CNE8>3.0.CO;2-8
Demski, L.S. & Northcutt, R.G. (1996)
The Brain and Cranial Nerves of the White Shark An Evolutionary Perspective. In Klimley, A.P. & Ainley, D.(Eds.) Great White Sharks. The biology of Carcharodon carcharias: 121–130
Demski, L.S. & Northcutt, R.G. (1994)
Gross brain development in the white shark: a disappointment? Abstract American Elasmobranch Society 10th Annual Meeting, 2.–8. June 1994, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Northcutt, R.G. (1991)
Visual Pathways in Elasmobranchs: Organization and Phylogenetic Implications. Journal of Experimental Zoology, Supplement, 5, 97–107
Stuesse, S.L. & Cruce, W.L. & Northcutt, R.G. (1991)
Serotoninergic and enkephalinergic cell groups in the reticular formation of the bat ray and two skates. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 38(1), 39–52
DOI: 10.1159/000114378
Stuesse, S.L. & Cruce, W.L. & Northcutt, R.G. (1991)
Localization of serotonin, tyrosine hydroxylase, and leu-enkephalin immunoreactive cells in the brainstem of the horn shark, Heterodontus francisci. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 308(2), 277–292
DOI: 10.1002/cne.903080211
Stuesse, S.L. & Cruce, W.L. & Northcutt, R.G. (1990)
Distribution of tyrosine hydroxylase- and serotonin-immunoreactive cells in the central nervous system of the thornback guitarfish, Platyrhinoidis triseriata. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy, 3(1), 45–58
Northcutt, R.G. (1989)
Brain Variation and Phylogenetic Trends in Elasmobranch Fishes. Journal of Experimental Zoology, Supplement, 2, 83–100
Boord, R.L. & Northcutt, R.G. (1988)
Medullary and mesencephalic pathways and connections of lateral line neurons of the spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 32(2), 76–88
DOI: 10.1159/000116535
Northcutt, R.G. & Reiner, A. & Karten, H.J. (1988)
Immunohistochemical study of the telencephalon of the spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 277(2), 250–267
DOI: 10.1002/cne.902770207
Bodznick, D. & Northcutt, R.G. (1984)
An electrosensory area in the telencephalon of the little skate, Raja erinacea. Brain Research, 298(1), 117–124
DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(84)91152-1
Bullock, T.H. & Northcutt, R.G. (1984)
Nervus terminalis in dogfish (Squalus acanthias, Elasmobranchii) carries tonic efferent impulses. Neuroscience Letters, 44(2), 155–160
DOI: 10.1016/0304-3940(84)90074-0
Corwin, J.T. & Northcutt, R.G. (1982)
Auditory centers in the elasmobranch brain stem: Deoxyglucose autoradiography and evoked potential recording. Brain Research, 236(2), 261–273
DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(82)90713-2
Bodznick, D. & Northcutt, R.G. (1980)
Segregation of electro- and mechanoreceptive inputs to the elasmobranch medulla. Brain Research, 195(2), 313–321
DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(80)90067-0
Northcutt, R.G. (1979)
Retinofugal pathways in fetal and adult spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias. Brain Research, 162(2), 219–230
DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(79)90285-3
Northcutt, R.G. (1978)
Brain organization in the cartilaginous fishes. In E.S. Hodgson & Mathewson, R.F. (Eds.), Sensory biology of sharks, skates and rays. (pp. 117–193). Office of Naval Research, Washington, D.C.
Northcutt, R.G. (1977)
Elasmobranch Central Nervous System Organization and Its Possible Evolutionary Significance. American Zoologist, 17(2), 411–429