Brenton G Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Multimodal signals: enhancement and constraint of song motor patterns by visual display
    Brenton G Cooper
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Science 303:544-6. 2004
  2. ncbi Partial muting leads to age-dependent modification of motor patterns underlying crystallized zebra finch song
    Brenton G Cooper
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Neurobiol 61:317-32. 2004
  3. ncbi Physiological insights into the social-context-dependent changes in the rhythm of the song motor program
    Brenton G Cooper
    University of Utah, Department of Biology, 257 S 1400 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Neurophysiol 95:3798-809. 2006
  4. pmc Acquisition of an acoustic template leads to refinement of song motor gestures
    Jorge M Mendez
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Neurophysiol 104:984-93. 2010
  5. ncbi Peripheral motor dynamics of song production in the zebra finch
    Franz Goller
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1016:130-52. 2004
  6. ncbi Species-typical songs in white-crowned sparrows tutored with only phrase pairs
    Gary J Rose
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0840, USA
    Nature 432:753-8. 2004
  7. pmc Songbirds use pulse tone register in two voices to generate low-frequency sound
    Kenneth K Jensen
    Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2703-10. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi Multimodal signals: enhancement and constraint of song motor patterns by visual display
    Brenton G Cooper
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Science 303:544-6. 2004
    ..These results show a close integration between vocal and visual displays and suggest that constraints and synergistic interactions between the motor patterns of multimodal signals influence the evolution of birdsong...
  2. ncbi Partial muting leads to age-dependent modification of motor patterns underlying crystallized zebra finch song
    Brenton G Cooper
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Neurobiol 61:317-32. 2004
    ..The emergence of shorter duration EPs was not related to sound production, or nonspecific effects of the surgical procedure, which suggests an age-dependent neural process for song plasticity...
  3. ncbi Physiological insights into the social-context-dependent changes in the rhythm of the song motor program
    Brenton G Cooper
    University of Utah, Department of Biology, 257 S 1400 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Neurophysiol 95:3798-809. 2006
    ..In contrast, the song tempo change affecting expiratory and inspiratory duration within a directed bout of song could be achieved by slowing the output of a single oscillator...
  4. pmc Acquisition of an acoustic template leads to refinement of song motor gestures
    Jorge M Mendez
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Neurophysiol 104:984-93. 2010
    ..Experience with song during ontogeny therefore guides a more refined use of experience-independent motor programs...
  5. ncbi Peripheral motor dynamics of song production in the zebra finch
    Franz Goller
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1016:130-52. 2004
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  6. ncbi Species-typical songs in white-crowned sparrows tutored with only phrase pairs
    Gary J Rose
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0840, USA
    Nature 432:753-8. 2004
    ..These findings provide the first evidence for a minimal requirement of sequence information in the acoustic model that can give rise to correct song structure...
  7. pmc Songbirds use pulse tone register in two voices to generate low-frequency sound
    Kenneth K Jensen
    Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2703-10. 2007
    ..The use of vocal fry-like dynamics in the songbird syrinx extends the similarity to this unusual vocal register with mammalian sound production mechanisms...

Research Grants1

  1. Motor Correlates of Song Plasticity in Adult Songbirds
    Brenton Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results will be further our understanding of how vocal plasticity is manifested in motor correlates of song. ..