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Frederick R. Prete

Frederick R. Prete, Ph.D. is founder and President of Visuo

Technologies, LLC, which develops visual prostheses for blind and visually impaired children. He is an instructor of Biological

Psychology at DePaul University, and both lead editor and a contributor to The Praying Mantids.

Titles by This Editor

The authors of Complex Worlds from Simpler Nervous Systems explain how animals with small, often minuscule, nervous systems -- jumping spiders, bees, praying mantids, toads, and others -- are not the simple "reflex machines" they were once thought to be. Because these animals live in the same world as do much larger species, they must meet the same environmental challenges.