Genomes and Genes
Summary: Communication between animals involving the giving off by one individual of some chemical or physical signal, that, on being received by another, influences its behavior.
Publications263 found, 100 shown here
- The use of multiple cues in mate choiceUlrika Candolin
Department of Ecology and Systematics, P O Box 65, University of Helsinki, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 78:575-95. 2003..Finally I discuss the consequences that the use of multiple cues may have for the process of sexual selection, the maintenance of genetic variation, and speciation...
- Effective leadership and decision-making in animal groups on the moveIain D Couzin
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
Nature 433:513-6. 2005..Our model provides new insights into the mechanisms of effective leadership and decision-making in biological systems...
- Collective cognition in animal groupsIain D Couzin
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Trends Cogn Sci 13:36-43. 2009..It is proposed that important commonalities exist with the understanding of neuronal processes and that much could be learned by considering collective animal behavior in the framework of cognitive science...
- Recursive syntactic pattern learning by songbirdsTimothy Q Gentner
Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Nature 440:1204-7. 2006..Thus, the capacity to classify sequences from recursive, centre-embedded grammars is not uniquely human. This finding opens a new range of complex syntactic processing mechanisms to physiological investigation...
- Dynamics of multiple signalling systems: animal communication in a world in fluxJakob Bro-Jørgensen
Mammalian Behaviour and Evolution Group, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Liverpool, Leahurst Campus, Neston CH647TE, UK
Trends Ecol Evol 25:292-300. 2010The ubiquity of multiple signalling is a long-standing puzzle in the study of animal communication: given the costs of producing and receiving signals, why use more than a single cue? Focusing on sexually selected signals, I argue that ..
- When to use social information: the advantage of large group size in individual decision makingAndrew J King
Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, NW1 4RY London, UK
Biol Lett 3:137-9. 2007..Thus, animals in larger groups may be able to minimize the costs of collecting personal information without impairing their ability to make correct decisions...
- Designing mouse behavioral tasks relevant to autistic-like behaviorsJacqueline N Crawley
Mouse Behavioral Phenotyping Laboratory, Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:248-58. 2004....
- High-quality male field crickets invest heavily in sexual display but die youngJohn Hunt
School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, 2052, Australia
Nature 432:1024-7. 2004..Moreover, they caution the use of longevity as a proxy for fitness in sexual selection studies, and suggest avenues for future research on the relationship between sexual attractiveness and ageing...
- Contributions of an avian basal ganglia-forebrain circuit to real-time modulation of songMimi H Kao
Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0444, USA
Nature 433:638-43. 2005..More generally, they suggest that frontal cortical and basal ganglia areas may contribute to motor learning by biasing motor output towards desired targets or by introducing stochastic variability required for reinforcement learning...
- Versatility and stereotypy of free-tailed bat songsKirsten M Bohn
Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e6746. 2009..However, within global species-specific patterns, songs male free-tailed bats dynamically vary syllable number, phrase order, and phrase repetitions across song renditions...
- Evolution of moth sex pheromones via ancestral genesWendell L Roelofs
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:13621-6. 2002..Their presence would allow for asymmetric tracking of male response to the new blend and, thus, evolution of an Ostrinia species with structurally different sex pheromone components...
- Functionally referential signals: a promising paradigm whose time has passedBrandon C Wheeler
Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, Germany
Evol Anthropol 21:195-205. 2012..our closest living relatives has, for the last several decades, been a major goal of many in the field of animal communication generally and primate communication specifically...
- Referential communication by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)David A Leavens
Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Comp Psychol 118:48-57. 2004..The capacity for nonverbal reference may predate the Hominidae-Pongidae split, and the development of nonverbal reference may be independent of human species-specific adaptations for speech...
- Gestural communication of the gorilla (Gorilla gorilla): repertoire, intentionality and possible originsEmilie Genty
Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution and Scottish Primate Research Group, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK
Anim Cogn 12:527-46. 2009..Gorilla gestures are not, however, inflexible signals but are employed for intentional communication to specific individuals...
- Gestural communication in subadult bonobos (Pan paniscus): repertoire and useSimone Pika
Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Am J Primatol 65:39-61. 2005..Differences from and similarities to the other African ape species are discussed...
- Active process mediates species-specific tuning of Drosophila earsOlena Riabinina
Ear Institute, University College London, London WC1X 8EE, UK
Curr Biol 21:658-64. 2011The courtship behavior of Drosophilid flies has served as a long-standing model for studying the bases of animal communication. During courtship, male flies flap their wings to send a complex pattern of airborne vibrations to the antennal ..
- Coevolution of male mating signal and female preference during early lineage divergence of the Hawaiian cricket, Laupala cerasinaJaime L Grace
Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
Evolution 65:2184-96. 2011..This correlated divergence between signal and preference suggests that sexual selection facilitates the establishment of sexual isolation, reduced gene flow, and population differentiation, prerequisites for speciation...
- Dolphin social intelligence: complex alliance relationships in bottlenose dolphins and a consideration of selective environments for extreme brain size evolution in mammalsRichard C Connor
Biology Department, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:587-602. 2007..In this context, social competition, and consequently selection for greater cognitive abilities and large brain size, was intense...
- Interspecific genetic control of courtship song production and reception in DrosophilaC P Kyriacou
Science 232:494-7. 1986..Hybrid females show selective preferences for artificially generated songs carrying intermediate "hybrid" characteristics...
- Electrocommunication signals in free swimming brown ghost knifefish, Apteronotus leptorhynchusGinette J Hupé
Department of Biology and Centre for Neural Dynamics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5, Canada
J Exp Biol 211:1657-67. 2008..This study is the first to our knowledge that quantitatively describes both electrocommunication signalling and behavioural correlates on a subsecond time-scale in a wave-type weakly electric fish...
- Transmission characteristics of primate vocalizations: implications for acoustic analysesPeter Maciej
Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
PLoS ONE 6:e23015. 2011..Because the recording conditions can have appreciable effects on acoustic parameters, it is advisable to validate the extraction method of acoustic variables from recordings over longer distances before using them in acoustic analyses...
- Path efficiency of ant foraging trails in an artificial networkKarla Vittori
Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Av Trabalhador Saocarlense, 400 Centro 13566 590, Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil
J Theor Biol 239:507-15. 2006..A sensitivity study of the model suggests that the bias observed in the choice of the ants at asymmetrical bifurcations is a key behavior to reproduce the collective choice observed in the experiments...
- QTL analysis of a rapidly evolving speciation phenotype in the Hawaiian cricket LaupalaKerry L Shaw
Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Mol Ecol 16:2879-92. 2007..This study implicates the role of directional selection in the divergence of mate recognition traits and speciation the Hawaiian cricket genus Laupala...
- Syntax processing by auditory cortical neurons in the FM-FM area of the mustached bat Pteronotus parnelliiK H Esser
Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:14019-24. 1997....
- Public information for the assessment of quality: a widespread social phenomenonThomas J Valone
Department of Biology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1549-57. 2002..Such work should lead to a more complete understanding of the behaviour of individuals in social aggregations...
- Acoustic features of male baboon loud calls: influences of context, age, and individualityJulia Fischer
Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 111:1465-74. 2002..The finding that calls serving markedly different functions constitute variants of the same general call type suggests that the vocal production in nonhuman primates is evolutionarily constrained...
- Reduced scent marking and ultrasonic vocalizations in the BTBR T+tf/J mouse model of autismM Wohr
Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
Genes Brain Behav 10:35-43. 2011....
- Early auditory experience generates long-lasting memories that may subserve vocal learning in songbirdsMimi L Phan
Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:1088-93. 2006..Furthermore, the strength of this selectivity shows a striking correlation with the fidelity of vocal imitation, suggesting that this auditory memory may have served as the model for song learning...
- Scent marking behavior as an odorant communication in miceHiroyuki Arakawa
Pacific Bioscience Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1993 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Neurosci Biobehav Rev 32:1236-48. 2008....
- Teaching in tandem-running antsNigel R Franks
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 IUG, UK
Nature 439:153. 2006..This behaviour indicates that it could be the value of information, rather than the constraint of brain size, that has influenced the evolution of teaching...
- Individual recognition: it is good to be differentElizabeth A Tibbetts
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, 830 N University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
Trends Ecol Evol 22:529-37. 2007..As a result, selection for traits that reveal individual identity might represent an important and underappreciated selective force contributing to the evolution and maintenance of genetic polymorphisms...
- Human and animal cognition: continuity and discontinuityDavid Premack
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13861-7. 2007..There is no disparity between brain and mind...
- Songbirds tune their vocal tract to the fundamental frequency of their songTobias Riede
School of Medicine, Jordan Hall, 1001 East Third Street, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:5543-8. 2006..A computational acoustic model indicates that this song-related motor pattern tunes the major resonance of the oropharyngeal-esophageal cavity to actively track the song's fundamental frequency...
- Orangutans modify their gestural signaling according to their audience's comprehensionErica A Cartmill
School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JP, Scotland
Curr Biol 17:1345-8. 2007..In the absence of conventional labels, communicating the fact that an intention has been somewhat misunderstood is an important way to establish shared meaning...
- Scent wars: the chemobiology of competitive signalling in miceJane L Hurst
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, Leahurst, Neston CH64 7TE
Bioessays 26:1288-98. 2004....
- Localized neuronal activation in the zebra finch brain is related to the strength of song learningJ J Bolhuis
Behavioral Biology and Evolutionary Morphology, Institute of Evolutionary Sciences, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:2282-5. 2000..These results show localized neural activation in response to tutor song exposure that correlates with the strength of song learning...
- Social context-dependent singing-regulated dopamineAya Sasaki
Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
J Neurosci 26:9010-4. 2006..Our findings implicate DA and molecules that control DA kinetics in singing behavior and social context-dependent brain function...
- Social learning in insects--from miniature brains to consensus buildingEllouise Leadbeater
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
Curr Biol 17:R703-13. 2007..In many cases, simple mechanistic explanations can de identified for such complex behaviour patterns...
- Sensory trade-offs predict signal divergence in SurfperchMolly E Cummings
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
Evolution 61:530-45. 2007..This quantitative example of coevolution of communication traits varying in a bidirectional pattern governed by the environment is the first demonstration of sensory trade-offs driving signal evolution...
- Acoustical expression of arousal in conflict situations in tree shrews (Tupaia belangeri)Simone Schehka
Institute of Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Bunteweg 17, 30559 Hannover, Germany
J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:845-52. 2007..These findings support comparable results in human and non-human primates and suggest that common coding rules in communication sounds govern acoustic conflict regulation in mammals...
- Audience effectsKlaus Zuberbuhler
School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK
Curr Biol 18:R189-90. 2008
- Inter-plant vibrational communication in a leafhopper insectAnna Eriksson
Research and Innovation Centre, Fondazione Edmund Mach, San Michele all Adige, Italy
PLoS ONE 6:e19692. 2011..Our results demonstrate for the first time that substrate discontinuity does not impose a limitation on communication range of vibrational signals. We also suggest that the behavioral response may depend on the signal intensity...
- The mechanics of sound production in Panacanthus pallicornis (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Conocephalinae): the stridulatory motor patternsFernando Montealegre-Z
Department of Zoology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, L5L 1C6
J Exp Biol 208:1219-37. 2005..Instead, katydids that produce pure-tone songs sweep their wings over a range of velocities, within which some portion matches file tooth spacing to give optimal phasing of energy input to excite a resonance in the right tegmen...
- Queen ants make distinctive sounds that are mimicked by a butterfly social parasiteFrancesca Barbero
Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e dell Uomo Laboratorio di Zoologia, Turin, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Via Accademia Albertina 13, 10123 Turin, Italy
Science 323:782-5. 2009..We conclude that acoustical mimicry provides another route for infiltration for approximately 10,000 species of social parasites that cheat ant societies...
- Baboons communicate with their right handAdrien Meguerditchian
Department of Psychology, Research Center in Psychology of Cognition, Language and Emotion, University of Provence, Aix en Provence, France
Behav Brain Res 171:170-4. 2006..Our findings support the view that lateralization for language may have evolved from a gestural system of communication controlled by the left hemisphere...
- Issues in the classification of multimodal communication signalsSarah R Partan
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
Am Nat 166:231-45. 2005..We also consider similarities and differences between multimodal and unimodal composite signals and signals that are sequentially, rather than simultaneously, multimodal...
- Neural representations of courtship song in the Drosophila brainSina Tootoonian
Computation and Neural Systems Program and Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
J Neurosci 32:787-98. 2012..Our recordings inform how downstream circuits may read out behaviorally relevant information from central neurons in the AMMC...
- Reproductive interference between animal speciesJulia Gröning
University of Osnabruck, Department of Biology Chemistry, Division of Ecology, D 49076 Osnabrück, Germany
Q Rev Biol 83:257-82. 2008..Studies of reproductive interference might even provide new insights for biological pest control...
- The signaller's dilemma: a cost-benefit analysis of public and private communicationHeiner Römer
Zoology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
PLoS ONE 5:e13325. 2010..Yet, many studies on signalling systems focus exclusively on the sender, and often ignore the receiver side and the ecological conditions under which signals evolve...
- Honest olfactory ornamentation in a female-dominant primateM Boulet
Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0383, USA
J Evol Biol 23:1558-63. 2010..As odour-gene relationships predictive of health and survivorship emerged during a period critical to mate choice and female competition, we posit that genital scent marks function as honest olfactory ornaments in females...
- Captive chimpanzees use their right hand to communicate with each other: implications for the origin of the cerebral substrate for languageAdrien Meguerditchian
Department of Psychology, Research Center in the Psychology of Cognition, Language and Emotion, Aix Marseille University, Aix en Provence, France
Cortex 46:40-8. 2010....
- Hard clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) evaluate predation risk using chemical signals from predators and injured conspecificsDelbert L Smee
School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30332, USA
J Chem Ecol 32:605-19. 2006....
- Collective defense of Aphis nerii and Uroleucon hypochoeridis (Homoptera, Aphididae) against natural enemiesManfred Hartbauer
Behavioural Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, Karl Franzens University Graz, Graz, Austria
PLoS ONE 5:e10417. 2010..This cooperative defense behavior provides an example of a surprising sociality that can be found in some aphid species that are not expected to be social at all...
- Blending of heritable recognition cues among ant nestmates creates distinct colony gestalt odours but prevents within-colony nepotismJ S van Zweden
Centre for Social Evolution, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
J Evol Biol 23:1498-508. 2010....
- Resolving current disagreements and ambiguities in the terminology of animal communicationG D Ruxton
Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
J Evol Biol 24:2574-85. 2011..We demonstrate how our definitions allow resolution of conflicts arising in recent publications on the definitions on communication and related terms...
- The auditory organization of complex soundsValter Ciocca
School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
Front Biosci 13:148-69. 2008..The nature of auditory scene analysis processes and of their interactions is discussed, and a tentative interactive model is proposed as a framework for future research...
- Attributing attention: the use of human-given cues by domestic horses (Equus caballus)Leanne Proops
Centre for Mammal Vocal Communication Research, School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
Anim Cogn 13:197-205. 2010..This result suggests that domestic horses are highly sensitive to human attentional cues, including gaze. The possible role of evolutionary and environmental factors in the development of this ability is discussed...
- Sexually selected signals are not similar to sports handicapsThomas Getty
Department of Zoology and Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI 49060 9516, USA
Trends Ecol Evol 21:83-8. 2006....
- Simultaneous measurement of metabolic and acoustic power and the efficiency of sound production in two mole cricket species (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae)Kenneth N Prestwich
Department of Biology, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
J Exp Biol 208:1495-512. 2005..vicinus has a nearly threefold higher wing stroke rate...
- The evolution of begging: signaling and sibling competitionM A Rodríguez-Gironés
Department of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:14637-41. 1996..This interpretation implies that signaling evolved in multiple-offspring broods, but given that signaling is evolutionarily stable, it would also be favored in species which secondarily evolved single-chick broods...
- Triggering and persistence of trail-laying in foragers of the ant Lasius nigerAnne Catherine Mailleux
Laboratoire de Lutte Biologique et Ecologie Spatiale, Science Department, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, avenue F D Roosevelt 50, Bruxelles B 1050, Belgium
J Insect Physiol 51:297-304. 2005..We discuss how an individual in the foraging behaviour can play an essential role in the regulation of food retrieval dynamics...
- The cost of reliable signaling: experimental evidence for predictable variation among males in a cost-benefit trade-off between sexually selected traitsMinoru Murai
Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Motobu, Okinawa, Japan
Evolution 63:2363-71. 2009..We conclude by discussing the ongoing difficulties in testing the handicap principle...
- A simple frequency-scaling rule for animal communicationNeville H Fletcher
Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia
J Acoust Soc Am 115:2334-8. 2004..6 power of the animal's mass. There is, however, a wide spread of observed results because of the different emphasis placed upon vocal effort in the evolution of different animal species...
- Potential disadvantages of using socially acquired informationLuc Alain Giraldeau
Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Case Postale 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC Canada H3C 3P8
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1559-66. 2002..We suggest three scenarios that might be examples of informational cascades in nature...
- Quantitative analysis of sex-pheromone coding in the antennal lobe of the moth Agrotis ipsilon: a tool to study network plasticityDavid Jarriault
INRA, UMR1272, Physiologie de l Insecte Signalisation et Communication, Versailles, F 78000, France
J Exp Biol 212:1191-201. 2009..The data presented will serve as a basis for comparison with those of immature and mated males...
- Stink bug interaction with host plants during communicationAndrej Cokl
Department of Entomology, National Institute of Biology, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
J Insect Physiol 54:1113-24. 2008....
- Proximate mechanisms of variation in the carotenoid-based plumage coloration of nestling great tits (Parus major L.)B Tschirren
Division of Evolutionary Ecology, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
J Evol Biol 16:91-100. 2003....
- Phylogenetic relatedness and ecological interactions determine antipredator behaviorSarah Dalesman
Marine Biology and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
Ecology 88:2462-7. 2007....
- Species identity cues in animal communicationTerry J Ord
Museum of Comparative Zoology and Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
Am Nat 174:585-93. 2009..Our findings suggest that predicting how animals will respond to conspecific versus heterospecific signals is more complicated than has generally been anticipated...
- Cross-modal integration in a dart-poison frogPeter M Narins
Department of Physiological Science, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:2425-9. 2005....
- Campbell's monkeys concatenate vocalizations into context-specific call sequencesKarim Ouattara
Laboratoire EthoS Ethologie Animale et Humaine, Unite Mixte de Recherche 6552, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Universite de Rennes 1, Station Biologique, 35380 Paimpont, France
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22026-31. 2009..As the different sequences were so tightly linked to specific external events, the Campbell's monkey call system may be the most complex example of 'proto-syntax' in animal communication known to date.
- Honeybee odometry: performance in varying natural terrainJuergen Tautz
Beegroup Würzburg, Lehrstuhl für Verhaltensphysiologie und Soziobiologie, Wurzburg, Germany
PLoS Biol 2:E211. 2004..The bee's perception of distance flown is therefore not absolute, but scene-dependent. These findings raise important and interesting questions about how these animals navigate reliably...
- How do animals use substrate-borne vibrations as an information source?Peggy S M Hill
The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 74104, USA
Naturwissenschaften 96:1355-71. 2009b>Animal communication is a dynamic field that promotes cross-disciplinary study of the complex mechanisms of sending and receiving signals, the neurobiology of signal detection and processing, and the behaviors of animals creating and ..
- Sex differences in the acoustic structure of vowel-like grunt vocalizations in baboons and their perceptual discrimination by baboon listenersDrew Rendall
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4 Canada
J Acoust Soc Am 115:411-21. 2004....
- Self-amplification as a source of interindividual variability: shelter selection in cockroachesStéphane Canonge
Unité d écologie sociale CP231, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
J Insect Physiol 55:976-82. 2009..A numerical model derived from experimental data suggested that this simple rule of self-amplification can also account for the interindividual variability...
- Vibrational signaling in the agonistic interactions of red-eyed treefrogsMichael S Caldwell
Department of Biology, Boston University, 5 Cummington Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Curr Biol 20:1012-7. 2010....
- Signature whistle shape conveys identity information to bottlenose dolphinsV M Janik
Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution and Sea Mammal Research Unit, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, Fife KY16 8LB, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8293-7. 2006..Thus, dolphins are the only animals other than humans that have been shown to transmit identity information independent of the caller's voice or location...
- Octopamine modulates honey bee dance behaviorAndrew B Barron
Visual Sciences and Australian Research Council Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:1703-7. 2007....
- Intentionality as measured in the persistence and elaboration of communication by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)David A Leavens
Psychology Department, University of Sussex, Falmer, East Sussex, UK
Child Dev 76:291-306. 2005..Thus, their communication was about a specific item, demonstrating that both intentionality and nonverbal reference are capacities shared by humans with our nearest living relatives, the great apes...
- Honeybee colonies achieve fitness through dancingGavin Sherman
Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
Nature 419:920-2. 2002..Clarifying the condition-dependent payoffs of the dance language provides new insight into its function in honeybee ecology...
- The use of chemical and visual cues in female choice in the butterfly Bicyclus anynanaKatie Costanzo
Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, 109 Cooke Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
Proc Biol Sci 274:845-51. 2007..We discuss the possible functions of these signals and how this bimodal system may be used in intra- and interspecific mate evaluation...
- The cocktail party problem: what is it? How can it be solved? And why should animal behaviorists study it?Mark A Bee
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
J Comp Psychol 122:235-51. 2008..This review also outlines several basic and applied benefits that could result from studies of the cocktail party problem in the context of animal acoustic communication...
- A common frame of reference for learned and communicated vectors in honeybee navigationRandolf Menzel
Institut fur Biologie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Königin Luise Strasse 28 30, 14195 Berlin, Germany
Curr Biol 21:645-50. 2011..The models differ with respect to the role of landmarks and the time of learning of spatial relations...
- The faculty of language: what is it, who has it, and how did it evolve?Marc D Hauser
Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Science 298:1569-79. 2002....
- Defining biological communicationT C Scott-Phillips
Language Evolution and Computation Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
J Evol Biol 21:387-95. 2008..Other alternatives and some variants of the adaptationist definition are also briefly discussed...
- Superfast vocal muscles control song production in songbirdsCoen P H Elemans
Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
PLoS ONE 3:e2581. 2008..Furthermore, birds now join the list of vertebrate classes in which superfast muscle kinetics evolved independently for acoustic communication...
- Social waves in giant honeybees repel hornetsGerald Kastberger
Institute of Zoology, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
PLoS ONE 3:e3141. 2008..Thus shimmering appears to be a key defence strategy that supports the Giant honeybees' open-nesting life-style...
- Insect communication: 'no entry' signal in ant foragingElva J H Robinson
Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
Nature 438:442. 2005..This finding constitutes another example of the sophisticated control mechanisms used in self-organized ant colonies...
- The expression of affect in African elephant (Loxodonta africana) rumble vocalizationsJoseph Soltis
Education and Science, Disney s Animal Kingdom, Orlando, Florida, USA
J Comp Psychol 123:222-5. 2009..This response is not generally consistent with the expression of affect, but may signal large body size to competitors. These results suggest that affect can be expressed in the voiced sounds of elephants...
- Acoustic pressure and particle motion thresholds in six sciaenid fishesAndrij Z Horodysky
Department of Fisheries Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
J Exp Biol 211:1504-11. 2008..Auditory thresholds of these species were used to estimate idealized propagation distances of sciaenid vocalizations in coastal and estuarine environments...
- Honeybee dances communicate distances measured by optic flowH E Esch
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
Nature 411:581-3. 2001..Navigational errors are avoided as recruits and dancers tend to fly in the same direction. Reported racial differences in honeybee dances could have arisen merely from differences in the environments in which these bees flew...
- Effect of combined source (F0) and filter (formant) variation on red deer hind responses to male roarsBenjamin D Charlton
Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, BN1 9QH, United Kingdom
J Acoust Soc Am 123:2936-43. 2008....
- The scent of the waggle danceCorinna Thom
Arizona Research Laboratories, Division of Neurobiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
PLoS Biol 5:e228. 2007..By showing that honey bee waggle dancers produce and release behaviorally active chemicals, this study reveals a new dimension in the organization of honey bee foraging...
- Small-molecule pheromones that control dauer development in Caenorhabditis elegansRebecca A Butcher
Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, 240 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Nat Chem Biol 3:420-2. 2007..The identification of dauer pheromone components 1 and 2 will facilitate the identification of target receptors and downstream signaling proteins...
- Stop signals provide cross inhibition in collective decision-making by honeybee swarmsThomas D Seeley
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Science 335:108-11. 2012..An analytic model shows that cross inhibition between populations of scout bees increases the reliability of swarm decision-making by solving the problem of deadlock over equal sites...
- Signalers and receivers in animal communicationRobert M Seyfarth
Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Annu Rev Psychol 54:145-73. 2003In animal communication natural selection favors callers who vocalize to affect the behavior of listeners and listeners who acquire information from vocalizations, using this information to represent their environment...
- Information flow, opinion polling and collective intelligence in house-hunting social insectsNigel R Franks
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 IUG, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1567-83. 2002..We have also been able to show that classical mathematical models can illuminate the processes by which colonies are able to achieve decisions that are relatively swift and very well informed...
- High-speed video analysis of wing-snapping in two manakin clades (Pipridae: Aves)Kimberly S Bostwick
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
J Exp Biol 206:3693-706. 2003....
- Variability in the encoding of spatial information by dancing beesRodrigo J De Marco
Freie Universitat Berlin, Fachbereich Biologie Chemie Pharmazie, Institut für Biologie Neurobiologie, Königin Luise Strasse 28 30, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
J Exp Biol 211:1635-44. 2008..Finally, using data from dances recorded through high-speed video techniques, we present the first analysis of the accuracy and precision with which an increasing number of waggle phases conveys spatial information to a human observer...
- Psychology. Is language the key to human intelligence?David Premack
Science 303:318-20. 2004
- Chemical basis of nest-mate discrimination in the ant Formica exsectaStephen J Martin
Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Proc Biol Sci 275:1271-8. 2008..Our data suggest that nest-mate discrimination in the social insects has evolved to rely upon highly sensitive responses to relatively few compounds...
- Social and Steroidal Influences on Adult NeurogenesisKENT DUNLAP; Fiscal Year: 2004..These pilot studies will serve to identify specific stimuli and brain regions capable of induced neurogenesis in a model system that has great promise for clarifying links between environment, brain plasticity and behavioral function ..
- Socially induced brain cells in adults: fate activity and regulationKENT DUNLAP; Fiscal Year: 2007..This research seeks to identify specific features of social interaction that promote new neuron formation. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mechanisms and evolution of signal pattern recognitionHOWARD GERHARDT; Fiscal Year: 2006..Ultimately, this research will be important for framing testable hypotheses about sensory mechanisms underlying pattern recognition and for guiding the execution of such studies. ..
- SENSORY RECALIBRATION OF MOTOR OUTPUTHarold Zakon; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Gordon Research Conference on NeuroethologyHarold Zakon; Fiscal Year: 2002..Our goal is for broad intellectual and technical cross-fertilization between these two traditions. ..
- HORMONAL MODULATION OF A COMMUNICATION SIGNALHarold Zakon; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEUROENDOCRINE CONTROL OF REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIORLAUREN RITERS; Fiscal Year: 2003..In addition, this research could lay the groundwork for future studies on the etiology of disorders related to sexual arousal...
- ENCODING OF VOCAL SIGNALS IN THE AUDITORY SYSTEMAndrew H Bass; Fiscal Year: 2011..with auditory; neuropathy/dys-synchrony.. '-.'...... ..
- Effects of Stress and Adrenal Functioning on CognitionJILL MATEO; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Sound Source Segregation and the Cocktail Party Problem in a Non-human VertebrateMARK BEE; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Characterizaton of Non-linear Auditory Receptive FieldsDaniel Margoliash; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- NEURAL MECHANISMS OF SOCIAL RECOGNITION AND MEMORYRobert Johnston; Fiscal Year: 2009..These mechanisms are essential building blocks in the social behavior of non-human animals and humans. ..
- Temporal Patterns in Sleep Mechanisms of LearningDaniel Margoliash; Fiscal Year: 2006..The hypothesis that RA burst patterns change during sleep in a direction that predicts singing behavior the following day will be directly tested. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEUROPHYSIOLOGY OF SENSORIMOTOR LEARNINGDaniel Margoliash; Fiscal Year: 2009..Positive results may also contribute to an understanding of the relation between basal forebrain degeneration and language disturbances in humans. ..
- JWatcher-event recorder and behavioral analysis programDANIEL BLUMSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2004..While we will continue to freely-distribute the software, on-going support and routine updates will be supported by the sales of a detailed users manual, which will include laboratory exercises suitable for teaching. ..
- Modulation of Thalamic RelayJAGMEET KANWAL; Fiscal Year: 2009..The health relatedness of this research is that study of how the normal, healthy brain works is how we come to understand the human condition in health and in illness. ..
- NEUROETHOLOGY OF VOCAL COMMUNICATIONAndrea Simmons; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- CORTICAL SPECIALIZATIONS FOR AUDITORY COMMUNICATIONJAGMEET KANWAL; Fiscal Year: 2006..It can have an especially important bearing on understanding different types of cortical deafness such as progressive pure word deafness. ..
- From infra- to ultrasound: Diversity in acoustic processing by the vertebrate earPeter M Narins; Fiscal Year: 2010..Ultimately, our research may lead to new therapeutic approaches to treatment of hyperacusis and noise-induced tinnitus, two known syndromes in which efferent system malfunction has been implicated. ..
- CHEMICAL CONTROL OF SOCIAL BEHAVIORMichael Greene; Fiscal Year: 2003..This purpose of this research is to provide data that will add to understanding of the basic rules operating behind complex biological systems. ..
- PERCEPTUAL BASES OF VISUAL CONCEPTSEDWARD WASSERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008..The results could also promote the behavioral analysis of discrimination and generalization processes in learning-disabled or language-deficient humans. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEURAL PROCESSING OF COMMUNICATION SOUNDSJohn Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2002..e. phase spectrum) of periodic stimuli. ..
- Infant Sensitivity to Televised Emotional DisplaysMATTHEW HERTENSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Chemosensory Processing in the AmygdalaCHAD SAMUELSEN; Fiscal Year: 2008..This proposal will investigate OT effects in medial amygdala in response to conspecific and heterospecific chemosensory stimulation. ..
- AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH TO NEUROBIOLOGY AND BEHAVIORCARL HOPKINS; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Development of a miniature second-order directional microphone diaphragm for hearRonald N Miles; Fiscal Year: 2011..This proposed research will lead to a dramatic improvement in miniature, second-order directional microphone technology that will help users communicate in complex acoustical environments and attract new users. ..
- Neurobiology of Spatial Learning in Food-Hoarding BirdsTIMOTHY DEVOOGD; Fiscal Year: 2003..Each of these issues is closely related to human spatial learning, its neural substrate and its capacity for change. ..
- BREEDING BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR OF MONOGAMOUS PRIMATESCharles Snowdon; Fiscal Year: 2006..By understanding the interaction of experience and hormones in facilitating care of infants by fathers and non-reproductive helpers in tamarins we hope to provide information of value to human families. ..
- High frequency auditory sensitivity in birdsBernard Lohr; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- BIOMIMETIC DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE FOR HEARING AIDSRONALD MILES; Fiscal Year: 2001..In order to facilitate the development of a production-ready device, a prototype fabrication run will be developed at Sandia National Laboratories which will then be passed on to the industrial collaborators. ..
- Number Representation in PrimatesElizabeth M Brannon; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Genetic Analysis of Olfactory Coding in DrosophiliaLESLIE VOSSHALL; Fiscal Year: 2009..The health relatedness of these studies is that an understanding of circuits underlying sensory perception is relevant for brain disorders with a neurological or psychiatric basis. ..
- Molecular Biology of the Odorant ReceptorsLeslie B Vosshall; Fiscal Year: 2011..The Health-Relatedness of this proposal is that such chemical agents may act to reduce infectious disease transmission by vector insects in the future. ..
- Representation of number in infancyElizabeth M Brannon; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Methamphetamine, Stress and SIV: Effects at Blood-Brain Barrier and Lymph NodesJohn P Capitanio; Fiscal Year: 2010..Relevance ..
- Low-noise directional hearing aid microphones using optical sensing with electronN EVA WU; Fiscal Year: 2010..The combination of the low damping, directional microphone diaphragm and the optical sensing scheme to be developed here makes it possible to take advantage of this powerful technology in the design of low-noise miniature microphones. ..
- Representation of number in infancyELIZABETH BRANNON; Fiscal Year: 2008..Furthermore this research will contribute to a fuller understanding of the development numerical abilities and may therefore have important implications for teaching topics such as elementary mathematics to children. ..
- Perinatal Determinants of Intersensory PerceptionRobert Lickliter; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Chemosensory Processing in Chemical CommunicationMichael Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2010..The rodent amygdala uses circuits to analyze and classify chemosensory signals that have common features with circuits used by other species to analyze and classify other types of sensory stimuli. ..
- Cellular Mechanisms of Vocal-Respiratory IntegrationRichard Mooney; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- SIMIAN AIDS: SOCIAL STRESS, ENDOCRINE & IMMUNE FUNCTIONJohn Capitanio; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Dopamine and Exploration in DevelopmentGregory Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Single neuron correlates of learned songRichard Mooney; Fiscal Year: 2004..This project can help identify neural mechanisms important to audition guided vocal learning, and thus may yield insight into neural mechanisms for speech learning, perception and production. ..
- Auditory Cortical Processing and Plasticity in the MouseRobert Liu; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Neuronal population coding and noise in the retinaAnthony Leonardo; Fiscal Year: 2003..The research described in this proposal will bring us one step closer to that goal. ..
- PERINATAL DETERMINANTS OF INTERSENSORY RESPONSIVENESSRobert Lickliter; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- The Function of Prelinguistic VocalizationsJulie Gros Louis; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Neural coding of categorical auditory perceptionRobert Liu; Fiscal Year: 2003..By completing these initial studies, a foundation will be laid for future work into the neuroendocrine and Lneuromodulato mechanisms underlying the formation of the categorical percept using genetic methods. ..
- ANALYSES OF COMMUNICATION SOUNDS IN AUDITORY MIDBRAINCHRISTINE PORTFORS; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study will establish the extent of selectivity among social vocalizations in the IC and the contribution of combination sensitivity to selectivity. ..
- Pheromone detection and processing in miceKevin Kelliher; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Regulators of Male Parental CareToni Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2006..With the development of parenting behavioral assays, the marmoset has the potential to be an ideal model system for studying parental care in primates and providing insights into the human condition. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Examining a Model of Local-Driven AttentionJULIE NEIWORTH; Fiscal Year: 2006..The research will also contribute to our understanding of how perceptual processing evolved in primates, and how it may differ among monkeys, apes, and humans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ENCODING FREQUENCY MODULATIONS IN THE AUDITORY SYSTEMWILLIAM O NEILL; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- NEUROBIOLOGY OF HEMISPHERIC SPECIALIZATION IN PRIMATESWilliam Hopkins; Fiscal Year: 2007..The overall studies will contribute to our understanding of factors that influence individual and species differences in the expression of hemispheric specialization. ..
- GENE REGULATION IN AUDITORY LEARNINGCLAUDIO MELLO; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- CHARACTERIZING SPECIALIZED CHEMOSENSORY NEURONSSTEVEN MUNGER; Fiscal Year: 2002..In addition, GC-D transgenic mice will be used to examine the ability of neonates to attach to nipples and suckle. ..
- Chemosensory receptors and the basis of specificitySTEVEN MUNGER; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Formation of an Olfactory Sensory MapLESLIE VOSSHALL; Fiscal Year: 2006..The health relatedness of these studies is that cellular and molecular factors that regulate axonal pathfinding may have direct application to neurological and psychiatric disorders with a developmental basis. ..
- EID - Effects of avian migration & anthropogenic change on the distribution & traThomas Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009..Finally, we will share our results with public health organizations and the scientific community in a timely fashion in order to maximize the public good. ..
- Neuropeptide Modulation of AggressionJOANNE YEW; Fiscal Year: 2006..melanogaster nervous system; and (II) that the co-expressed peptides or peptides that interact with amine neurons play a role in regulating aggression. ..