Manfred Gahr

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Bi-directional sexual dimorphisms of the song control nucleus HVC in a songbird with unison song
    Manfred Gahr
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 3:e3073. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Comparisons of different methods to train a young zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) to learn a song
    Sébastien Derégnaucourt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, E Gwinner St 6, D82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    J Physiol Paris 107:210-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Melatonin affects the temporal pattern of vocal signatures in birds
    Sébastien Derégnaucourt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    J Pineal Res 53:245-58. 2012
  4. pmc Social status affects the degree of sex difference in the songbird brain
    Cornelia Voigt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e20723. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Winning and losing in public: audiences direct future success in Japanese quail
    Katharina Hirschenhauser
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Eberhard Gwinner Straße Haus 6a, D 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    Horm Behav 63:625-33. 2013
  6. pmc Horizontal transmission of the father's song in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)
    Sébastien Derégnaucourt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Biol Lett 9:20130247. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Large-scale synchronized activity during vocal deviance detection in the zebra finch auditory forebrain
    Gabriel J L Beckers
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, D 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    J Neurosci 32:10594-608. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Sexual differentiation of the vocal control system of birds
    Manfred Gahr
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Adv Genet 59:67-105. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Maximized song learning of juvenile male zebra finches following BDNF expression in the HVC
    Falk Dittrich
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, 82319, Seewiesen, Germany Department of Developmental and Behavioral Neurobiology, VU University Amsterdam, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurosci 38:3338-44. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Associated and disassociated patterns in hormones, song, behavior and brain receptor expression between life-cycle stages in male black redstarts, Phoenicurus ochruros
    Beate Apfelbeck
    Abteilung für Verhaltensneurobiologie, Max Planck Institut für Ornithologie, Seewiesen, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 184:93-102. 2013

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Publications15

  1. pmc Bi-directional sexual dimorphisms of the song control nucleus HVC in a songbird with unison song
    Manfred Gahr
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 3:e3073. 2008
    ..Male-typical and female-typical sexual differentiation appears to act on different aspects of the phenotypes within the same brain areas, leading females and males to produce the same behaviour using different cellular mechanisms...
  2. doi request reprint Comparisons of different methods to train a young zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) to learn a song
    Sébastien Derégnaucourt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, E Gwinner St 6, D82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    J Physiol Paris 107:210-8. 2013
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that social aspects are predominant in the success outcome of song learning in the zebra finch...
  3. doi request reprint Melatonin affects the temporal pattern of vocal signatures in birds
    Sébastien Derégnaucourt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    J Pineal Res 53:245-58. 2012
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that melatonin is involved in the control of motor timing of noncircadian behavioral sequences through an evolutionary conserved neuroendocrine pathway...
  4. pmc Social status affects the degree of sex difference in the songbird brain
    Cornelia Voigt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e20723. 2011
    ..However, this implies that once a male has become dominant it produces the duetting song with a different neural phenotype than subordinate males...
  5. doi request reprint Winning and losing in public: audiences direct future success in Japanese quail
    Katharina Hirschenhauser
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Eberhard Gwinner Straße Haus 6a, D 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    Horm Behav 63:625-33. 2013
    ..Overall, male Japanese quails' post-conflict testosterone was connected to the audiences and thus, own or the observers' perception of the challenge rather than to winning or losing a fight...
  6. pmc Horizontal transmission of the father's song in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)
    Sébastien Derégnaucourt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Biol Lett 9:20130247. 2013
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  7. doi request reprint Large-scale synchronized activity during vocal deviance detection in the zebra finch auditory forebrain
    Gabriel J L Beckers
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, D 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    J Neurosci 32:10594-608. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that this deviance-sensitive, internally synchronized network of neurons is involved in the involuntary capturing of attention by unexpected and behaviorally potentially relevant events in natural auditory scenes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sexual differentiation of the vocal control system of birds
    Manfred Gahr
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Adv Genet 59:67-105. 2007
    ..Despite the clear evidence of hormone dependency of both adult vocalizations and phenotypes of vocal neuron pools, their causal relation is little understood...
  9. doi request reprint Maximized song learning of juvenile male zebra finches following BDNF expression in the HVC
    Falk Dittrich
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, 82319, Seewiesen, Germany Department of Developmental and Behavioral Neurobiology, VU University Amsterdam, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurosci 38:3338-44. 2013
    ..Because this result was not found following BDNF overexpression in the target areas of HVC within the song system, HVC-anchored mechanisms are limiting sensorimotor vocal learning. ..
  10. doi request reprint Associated and disassociated patterns in hormones, song, behavior and brain receptor expression between life-cycle stages in male black redstarts, Phoenicurus ochruros
    Beate Apfelbeck
    Abteilung für Verhaltensneurobiologie, Max Planck Institut für Ornithologie, Seewiesen, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 184:93-102. 2013
    ..However, context-dependent song during breeding may be facilitated by testosterone - potentially by conversion of testosterone to estradiol in the preoptic area...
  11. doi request reprint Behavioural and physiological effects of population density on domesticated Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata) held in aviaries
    Hanneke Poot
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Physiol Behav 105:821-8. 2012
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  12. pmc Undirected (solitary) birdsong in female and male blue-capped cordon-bleus (Uraeginthus cyanocephalus) and its endocrine correlates
    Nicole Geberzahn
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e26485. 2011
    ..As most research has been conducted on species with male-only song production, the hormone-dependency of male song is well established. However, female singing and its mechanisms are poorly understood...
  13. pmc Neural processing of short-term recurrence in songbird vocal communication
    Gabriel J L Beckers
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e11129. 2010
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  14. pmc Dynamics of crowing development in the domestic Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    Sébastien Derégnaucourt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, 82305 Starnberg Seewiesen, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2153-62. 2009
    ..Studies on vocal non-learners could shed light on the specificity and evolution of vocal learning...
  15. pmc Socially induced brain differentiation in a cooperatively breeding songbird
    Cornelia Voigt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2645-51. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest a remarkable differentiation of adult vertebrate brains in relation to changing social cues...