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Primate Audition: Ethology and Neurobiology

By: Asif A Ghazanfar (Editor)

312 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #140070 | ISBN: 0849309565
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About this book

The first book to bridge the epistemological gap between primate ethologists and auditory neurobiologists.


Contents

Primates as Auditory Specialists. Causal Knowledge in Free-Ranging Diana Monkeys. Auditory Temporal Integration in Primates: A Comparative Analysis. Mechanisms of Acoustic Perception in Cotton-Top Tamarins. Psychophysical and Perceptual Studies of Primate Communication Calls. Primate Vocal Production and Its Implications for Auditory Research. Developmental Modifications in the Vocal Behaviour of Nonhuman Primates. Ecological and Physiological Constraints for Primate Vocal Communication. Neural Representation of Sound Patterns in the Auditory Cortex of Monkeys. Representation of Sound Location in the Primate Brain. The Comparative Anatomy of the Primate Auditory Cortex. Auditory Communication and Central Auditory Mechanisms in the Squirrel Monkey: Past and Present. Cortical Mechanisms of Sound Localization and Plasticity in Primates. Anatomy and Physiology of Auditory-Prefrontal Interactions in Non-Human Primates. Cortical Mechanisms Underlying the Processing of Complex Sounds and Species-Specific Vocalizations in Primates.


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