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Chickadee vocal production and perception: An integrative approach to understanding acoustic communication

Christopher B. Sturdy, Laurie L. Bloomfield, Isabelle Charrier, and Tiffany T.-Y. Lee

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The three key elements in the scientific study of animal communication are the sender, the receiver, and the interaction between the two. Senders produce a signal that is perceived by the receiver ... More


Acoustical Behavior of Coral Reef Fishes

Phillip S. Lobel, Ingrid M. Kaatz, and Aaron N. Rice

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Sound travels farther and faster in water than in air. Therefore, the introduction of artificial noise can interfere substantially with reproductive behaviors that include the production and ... More


A cross-taxa concept of emotion in acoustic communication: An ethological perspective

Eckart Altenmüller, Sabine Schmidt, and Elke Zimmermann

in Evolution of Emotional Communication: From Sounds in Nonhuman Mammals to Speech and Music in Man

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199583560
eISBN:
9780191747489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583560.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The search for biological roots of emotions in acoustic communication is a central topic in evolutionary neuroscience and has been one of our motivations to assemble the articles of this book. ... More


Acoustic communication

Heiner Römer

in Insect Behavior: From Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198797500
eISBN:
9780191838842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797500.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter, takes a broad look at insect acoustic communication, by including near-field and far-field sound, as well as substrate vibration, as signals. These mechanical disturbances differ ... More


Evolution of Emotional Communication: From Sounds in Nonhuman Mammals to Speech and Music in Man

Eckart Altenmüller, Sabine Schmidt, and Elke Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199583560
eISBN:
9780191747489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583560.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Why do we believe to understand animal voices such as whining or aggressive barking of our dogs, the longing meows of our cats? Why do we frequently assess deep voices as dominant and high voices as ... More


Acoustic communication in the urban environment: patterns, mechanisms, and potential consequences of avian song adjustments

Diego Gil and Henrik Brumm

in Avian Urban Ecology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199661572
eISBN:
9780191810176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199661572.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

One consequence of urbanization is the massive level of anthropogenic noise that animals have to cope with. Because birds use acoustic signals to communicate vital information, the masking of their ... More


The application of signal transmission modelling in conservation biology: on the possible impact of a projected motorway on avian communication

Erwin Nemeth and Sue Anne Zollinger

in Avian Urban Ecology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199661572
eISBN:
9780191810176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199661572.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter presents a case study investigating whether traffic noise from a new motorway will have adverse effects on the acoustic communication of a threatened charadriiform bird, the Eurasian ... More


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