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Acoustic Communication

Series: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Volume: 16

Edited By: AM Simmons, R Fay and AN Popper

404 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #120761 | ISBN: 0387986618
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NHBS Price: £138.00 $172/€163 approx

About this book

Discusses both the production and perception of acoustic signals. Chapters address the information that animals communicate, how the communication is developed and learned, and how communication systems have adapted and evolved within species, providing examples from a range of species.


Contents

Introduction * Ecological and Environmental Constraints * Information Content of Signals * Development and Learning * Evolution * Hormonal Mechanisms * Neural Mechanisms: Call Detectors.


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