Affiliation: University of South Florida
- Avian visual behavior and the organization of the telencephalonToru Shimizu
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620 7200, USA
Brain Behav Evol 75:204-17. 2010..Behavioral and neural studies must be integrated in order to understand how birds have developed their amazing visual systems through 150 million years of evolution...
- Effects of a high-frequency augmented acoustic environment on parvalbumin immunolabeling in the anteroventral cochlear nucleus of DBA/2J and C57BL/6J miceJames F Willott
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave PCD4118G, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
Hear Res 261:36-41. 2010..The findings suggest that HAAE treatment provides relief from physiological stress caused by deprivation of auditory input from the impaired cochlea...
- Female stimuli trigger gene expression in male pigeonsTadd B Patton
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620 7200, USA
Soc Neurosci 4:28-39. 2009....
- Extrinsic embryonic sensory stimulation alters multimodal behavior and cellular activationRebecca G Markham
Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
Dev Neurobiol 68:1463-73. 2008..The potential role of competitive interactions between the sensory and motor systems is discussed...
- Calcium-binding protein distributions and fiber connections of the nucleus accumbens in the pigeon (Columba livia)Scott A Husband
Department of Psychology, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida 33606 1490, USA
J Comp Neurol 519:1371-94. 2011..Third, the extensive connections between the accumbens and medial pallium just dorsal to it suggest a column-like organization of limbic-associated areas in the avian telencephalon...
- What does a pigeon (Columba livia) brain look like during homing? selective examination of ZENK expressionToru Shimizu
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US
Behav Neurosci 118:845-51. 2004..The results identify portions of the hippocampal formation and the medial striatum as sites of plasticity associated with homing...
- Effects of exposing C57BL/6J mice to high- and low-frequency augmented acoustic environments: auditory brainstem response thresholds, cytocochleograms, anterior cochlear nucleus morphology and the role of gonadal hormonesJames F Willott
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
Hear Res 235:60-71. 2008..In general, LAAE treatment plus male gonadal hormones (intact males) had an ameliorative effect whereas HAAE or LAAE treatment plus ovarian hormones (intact females) had a negative effect on age-related changes in the B6 auditory system...
- Significance of visual cues in choice behavior in the female zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata castanotis)Michael L Brazas
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, PCD4118G, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
Anim Cogn 5:91-5. 2002..These results suggest that visual cues alone were effective in initiating choice behaviors by females and that auditory cues facilitate such visually based choice behaviors...
- Organization of the ectostriatum based on afferent connections in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)Antonio V Laverghetta
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, PCD 4118G, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620-7200, USA
Brain Res 963:101-12. 2003..These results may clarify the physiological and chemical heterogeneity of Ec found in the previous studies. The present findings also provide an insight into the possible organization of a visual processing center in a non-mammal...