Nicolas Mathevon

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Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc What the hyena's laugh tells: sex, age, dominance and individual signature in the giggling call of Crocuta crocuta
    Nicolas Mathevon
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    BMC Ecol 10:9. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Are high perches in the blackcap Sylvia atricapilla song or listening posts? A sound transmission study
    Nicolas Mathevon
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques, NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Université Paris Sud Orsay, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:442-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Are communication activities shaped by environmental constraints in reverberating and absorbing forest habitats?
    Nicolas Manthevon
    NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    An Acad Bras Cienc 76:259-63. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A memory like a female Fur Seal: long-lasting recognition of pup's voice by mothers
    Nicolas Mathevon
    NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    An Acad Bras Cienc 76:237-41. 2004
  5. pmc Parent-offspring conflict and the coordination of siblings in gulls
    N Mathevon
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques, NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Université Paris XI d Orsay, France
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S145-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential for individual recognition in acoustic signals: a comparative study of two gulls with different nesting patterns
    Nicolas Mathevon
    CNRS UMR 8620, NAMC, 91400 Orsay, France
    C R Biol 326:329-37. 2003
  7. pmc Singing in the rain forest: how a tropical bird song transfers information
    Nicolas Mathevon
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques Neurobiologie de l Apprentissage, de la Mémoire et de la Communication NAMC Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS UMR8620, Universite Paris XI, Orsay, France
    PLoS ONE 3:e1580. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint How a simple and stereotyped acoustic signal transmits individual information: the song of the White-browed Warbler Basileuterus leucoblepharus
    Thierry Aubin
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques, NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    An Acad Bras Cienc 76:335-44. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Dynamics of communal vocalizations in a social songbird, the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)
    Julie E Elie
    Université de Saint Etienne, Equipe de Neuro Ethologie Sensorielle, Ecologie et Neuro Ethologie Sensorielle Centre de Neuroscience Paris Sud Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unite Miste de Recherche 8195, 23 rue Michelon, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:4037-46. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Mother-calf vocal communication in Atlantic walrus: a first field experimental study
    Isabelle Charrier
    CNRS, NAMC, UMR 8620, 91405 Orsay, France
    Anim Cogn 13:471-82. 2010

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc What the hyena's laugh tells: sex, age, dominance and individual signature in the giggling call of Crocuta crocuta
    Nicolas Mathevon
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    BMC Ecol 10:9. 2010
    ..We investigate if and how the well-known hyena's laugh, also known as the giggle call, encodes information about the emitter...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are high perches in the blackcap Sylvia atricapilla song or listening posts? A sound transmission study
    Nicolas Mathevon
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques, NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Université Paris Sud Orsay, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:442-9. 2005
    ..This suggests that choosing high perches in a forest at spring results in more benefits to blackcaps in terms of improved communication conditions when they act as receivers than as senders...
  3. ncbi request reprint Are communication activities shaped by environmental constraints in reverberating and absorbing forest habitats?
    Nicolas Manthevon
    NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    An Acad Bras Cienc 76:259-63. 2004
    ..At the receiver's level, an adaptive reception behavior (listening post) and a great tolerance to sound degradation during the decoding process are the keys to an optimal communication process...
  4. ncbi request reprint A memory like a female Fur Seal: long-lasting recognition of pup's voice by mothers
    Nicolas Mathevon
    NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    An Acad Bras Cienc 76:237-41. 2004
    ..Field experiments show that female Fur Seals are able to retain all the successive versions of their pup's call...
  5. pmc Parent-offspring conflict and the coordination of siblings in gulls
    N Mathevon
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques, NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Université Paris XI d Orsay, France
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S145-7. 2004
    ..Intra-brood synchronization of begging enables chicks to reduce their effort and hence exerting an important role in parental-offspring negotiation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential for individual recognition in acoustic signals: a comparative study of two gulls with different nesting patterns
    Nicolas Mathevon
    CNRS UMR 8620, NAMC, 91400 Orsay, France
    C R Biol 326:329-37. 2003
    ..Our study shows that the potential for individuality coding is more important in the species where the offspring experiment the greatest constraints--due to their nesting pattern--to identify their parents...
  7. pmc Singing in the rain forest: how a tropical bird song transfers information
    Nicolas Mathevon
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques Neurobiologie de l Apprentissage, de la Mémoire et de la Communication NAMC Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS UMR8620, Universite Paris XI, Orsay, France
    PLoS ONE 3:e1580. 2008
    ..Our results emphasize that, in a constraining acoustic environment, the efficiency of a sound communication system results from a coding/decoding process particularly well tuned to the acoustic properties of this environment...
  8. ncbi request reprint How a simple and stereotyped acoustic signal transmits individual information: the song of the White-browed Warbler Basileuterus leucoblepharus
    Thierry Aubin
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques, NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    An Acad Bras Cienc 76:335-44. 2004
    ..In regard to the size and the repartition of territories, this communication process appears efficient and adaptive...
  9. doi request reprint Dynamics of communal vocalizations in a social songbird, the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)
    Julie E Elie
    Université de Saint Etienne, Equipe de Neuro Ethologie Sensorielle, Ecologie et Neuro Ethologie Sensorielle Centre de Neuroscience Paris Sud Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unite Miste de Recherche 8195, 23 rue Michelon, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:4037-46. 2011
    ..In particular, the vocal activity of a group of zebra finches depended mainly on the number of unpaired birds, i.e., individuals not part of a stably bonded pair...
  10. doi request reprint Mother-calf vocal communication in Atlantic walrus: a first field experimental study
    Isabelle Charrier
    CNRS, NAMC, UMR 8620, 91405 Orsay, France
    Anim Cogn 13:471-82. 2010
    ..This experimental study clearly demonstrates that Atlantic walrus has developed a highly reliable mother-calf vocal communication allowing such strong social bond...
  11. ncbi request reprint Social context modulates behavioural and brain immediate early gene responses to sound in male songbird
    Clementine Vignal
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques, NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Université Paris XI Orsay, France
    Eur J Neurosci 22:949-55. 2005
    ..This context-dependent increase of a sound-induced immediate early gene expression can be correlated with the differential behavioural response of males to the playback of the same acoustic stimulus as a function of social context...
  12. ncbi request reprint Audience drives male songbird response to partner's voice
    Clementine Vignal
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques NAMC CNRS UMR8620, Université Paris XI Orsay and LBA Université Jean Monnet, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    Nature 430:448-51. 2004
    ..Here we show that the male of a gregarious songbird species--the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)--pays attention to the mating status of conspecific pairs, and uses this information to control its behaviour towards its female partner...
  13. doi request reprint Ontogenesis of agonistic vocalizations in the cichlid fish Metriaclima zebra
    Frédéric Bertucci
    université de Lyon Saint Étienne, Equipe Neuro Ethologie Sensorielle, ENES CNPS, CNRS UMR 8195, 23, rue Paul Michelon, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    C R Biol 335:529-34. 2012
    ..In adults, sounds became bursts of pulses but the transition from isolated to repetitive pulses was not observed. These results are compared to the existing literature on sound production ontogeny in fishes...
  14. doi request reprint Sound-induced brain activity depends on stimulus subjective salience in female zebra finches
    Clementine Vignal
    Laboratoire Ecologie et neuro éthologie sensorielles ENES EA 3988, Université Jean Monnet, 23, rue Michelon, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    C R Biol 331:347-56. 2008
    ..Our study gives further insight into the implication of the hippocampus in sound recognition in female songbirds...
  15. ncbi request reprint How does a fur seal mother recognize the voice of her pup? An experimental study of Arctocephalus tropicalis
    Isabelle Charrier
    Laboratoire de Biologie Animale, Université Jean Monnet, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    J Exp Biol 205:603-12. 2002
    ..We discuss these results with respect to the constraints imposed on fur seals by a colonial way of life...
  16. ncbi request reprint Parent-offspring communication in the Nile crocodile Crocodylus niloticus: do newborns' calls show an individual signature?
    Amélie L Vergne
    ENES EA3988, Université Jean Monnet, 23 rue Michelon, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    Naturwissenschaften 94:49-54. 2007
    ..These modifications might provide important information to the mother about her offspring--age and size--allowing her to customize her protective care to best suit the needs of each individual...
  17. doi request reprint Begging calls support offspring individual identity and recognition by zebra finch parents
    Florence Levrero
    Universite de Saint Etienne, France
    C R Biol 332:579-89. 2009
    ..The precocity of the vocal signature in chicks could enable parents to familiarize with the call features of their offspring at the pre-fledging period through a learning process...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of acoustic cue modifications on evoked vocal response to calls in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)
    Clementine Vignal
    Equipe de Neuro Ethologie Sensorielle, ENES CNPS, CNRS UM 8195, Universite de Saint Etienne, France
    J Comp Psychol 125:150-61. 2011
    ..It is likely that both female and male calls require matching a similar frequency bandwidth to trigger a response in conspecific individuals...
  19. doi request reprint Measuring brain hemodynamic changes in a songbird: responses to hypercapnia measured with functional MRI and near-infrared spectroscopy
    C Vignal
    ENES EA 3988, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France
    Phys Med Biol 53:2457-70. 2008
    ..Our results provide the first correlation in songbirds of the variations in total hemoglobin and oxygen saturation level obtained from NIRS with local BOLD signal variations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Background noise does not modify song-induced genic activation in the bird brain
    Clementine Vignal
    Equipe Communications Acoustiques, NAMC CNRS UMR 8620, Universite Paris XI, France
    Behav Brain Res 153:241-8. 2004
    ..The genic activation of the NCM remains thus stable against very high levels of a wide-band background noise, as far as the signal recognition remains possible for the bird...
  21. doi request reprint Crocodile egg sounds signal hatching time
    Amélie L Vergne
    Curr Biol 18:R513-4. 2008
    ..Here, we present the first experimental evidence that pre-hatching calls of Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) juveniles are informative acoustic signals which indeed target both siblings and mother...
  22. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging in zebra finch discerns the neural substrate involved in segregation of conspecific song from background noise
    Tiny Boumans
    Bio Imaging Lab, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Neurophysiol 99:931-8. 2008
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  23. ncbi request reprint Mate recognition by female zebra finch: analysis of individuality in male call and first investigations on female decoding process
    Clementine Vignal
    Université Jean Monnet, Laboratoire Ecologie and Neuro Ethologie Sensorielles, Saint Etienne cedex 02, France
    Behav Processes 77:191-8. 2008
    ..Our experiments suggested that the female uses both the energy spectrum and the frequency modulation of the male signal. More experiments are now needed to decipher precisely which acoustic cues are used by females for recognition...