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Comparative Hearing: Birds and Reptiles

Series: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Volume: 13

Edited By: Robert J Dooling, Arthur N Popper and Richard R Fay

380 pages, 114 figs, tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #82190 | ISBN: 0387946845
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About this book

Covers the broad range of knowledge of hearing and acoustic communication in both groups of vertebrates. This volume addresses the many similarities in their auditory systems, as well as the known significant differences about hearing in the two groups.


Contents

Introduction (Robert J. Dooling & Arthur N. Popper) * The middle ear of reptiles and birds (James C. Saunders, R. Keith Duncan, Daryl E. Doan & Yehudah L. Werner) * The Hearing Organ of Birds and Crocodilia (Otto Gleich and Geoffrey A. Manley) * The Hearing Organs of Lizards (Geffrey A. Manley) * The Central Auditory System of Reptiles and Birds (Catherine E. Carr & Rebecca A. Code) * Sound Localization in Birds (Georg Klump) * Hearing in Birds and Reptiles (Robert J. Dooling, Bernard Lohr, Micheal L. Dent).

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