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Nobuo Suga

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380101
eISBN:
9780199864362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380101.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter presents an autobiography of Nobuo Suga. Suga and his collaborators explored the neural mechanisms for parallel and hierarchical processing of biosonar information and the cortical maps ... More


Recruitment of the auditory cortex in congenitally deaf cats

Andrej Kral, Rainer Hartmann, and Rainer Klinke

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter investigates experience-based changes in the auditory system using the congenitally deaf white cat model. Through the use of cochlear implants, which permit acoustic experience, the ... More


Vocalizations as Auditory Objects: Behavior and Neurophysiology

Cory T. Miller and Yale E. Cohen

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Vocal communication is a fundamental component of both human and nonhuman animal behavior. Because of the behavioral significance of vocalizations, it is likely that these acoustic signals have had a ... More


Development, maintenance and plasticity of tonotopic projections from cochlea to auditory cortex

Robert V. Harrison

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Patterns of neural activity generated at peripheral sensory organs are influential in the development, maintenance, and plastic change to central brain areas. This chapter explores these mechanisms ... More


Critical periods for human cortical development: An ERP study in children with cochlear implant

Curtis W. Ponton

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter describes the effects that a period of auditory deprivation due to profound deafness, followed by restoration of sensation via a cochlear implant, has on the development of the human ... More


Music and the Brain: An Evolutionary Context

Jay Schulkin

in Reflections on the Musical Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157443
eISBN:
9781400849031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157443.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines how music fits into the evolution of human cognitive capabilities and how the auditory system, larynx, motor systems, and cephalic expansion underlie musical expression as well ... More


The Neuroscience of Tinnitus

Jos J. Eggermont

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199605606
eISBN:
9780191741555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605606.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

This book examines tinnitus from the viewpoint of a neuroscientist with a long background in translational research. Therefore the book focuses on the understanding of the mechanisms that underlie ... More


Plasticity of the Human Auditory Cortex

Christo Pantev, Nathan Weisz, Michael Schulte, and Thomas Elbert

in Filling-In: From Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195140132
eISBN:
9780199865307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140132.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the relationship between neuroplastic changes in the auditory cortex and its perceptual manifestations. It shows that deafferentation due to cochlear damage in patients with ... More


Michael M. Merzenich

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography: Volume 7

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396133
eISBN:
9780199918409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396133.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Michael Merzenich has conducted studies defining the functional organization of the auditory and somatosensory nervous systems. Initial models of a commercially successful cochlear implant (now ... More


Filling-In: From Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Luiz Pessoa and Peter De Weerd (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195140132
eISBN:
9780199865307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140132.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

A well-known example of filling-in involves the blind spot, a region in the back of the eye that is devoid of photoreceptors. The term blind spot is somewhat of a misnomer, because the corresponding ... More


Auditory memory

Robert G. Crowder

in Thinking in Sound: The Cognitive Psychology of Human Audition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522577
eISBN:
9780191688645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522577.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter has two main purposes: firstly, it suggests some orienting attitudes towards memory storage in general; and secondly, it surveys a few of the most active research programs that are ... More


Comparative Anatomy and Function of Hearing in Aquatic Amphibians, Reptiles, and Birds

Thomas Hetherington

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the structure and function of hearing in aquatic amphibians, reptiles, and birds. It examines patterns of evolutionary change in the auditory systems of amphibians, reptiles, ... More


Is the Neural Basis of Vocalisation Different in Non-Human Primates and Homo Sapiens?

Detlev Ploog

in The Speciation of Modern Homo Sapiens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263112
eISBN:
9780191734885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263112.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

From an evolutionary perspective, the voice was a prerequisite for the emergence of speech. Speech, the most advanced mode of vocal communication, became possible only after gradual transformations ... More


Prenatal auditory experience

Jean-Pierre Lecanuet

in Musical Beginnings: Origins and Development of Musical Competence

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523321
eISBN:
9780191688881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523321.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Numerous historical, ethnological, and even legendary accounts point to the existence of prenatal audition. This chapter further establishes it, using pre-existing data on the matter and results ... More


Neural Specializations for Tonal Processing

Robert J. Zatorre

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525202
eISBN:
9780191689314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525202.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter presents studies that specifically focus on aspects of tonal processing and their neural substrates. It identifies the extent to which musical processes depend on dedicated neural ... More


Hearing and Flavor

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159111
eISBN:
9780231530316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159111.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter discusses the influence of hearing on flavor. The auditory system is designed to receive sound signals from the environment. However, from the point of view of flavor, the system is ... More


Physiological effects of noise on aquatic animals

Natacha Aguilar de Soto and Caitlin Kight

in Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198718826
eISBN:
9780191788352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718826.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Ambient noise provides crucial information to a range of aquatic fauna. Increasingly, however, the world’s oceans and waterways are filled with the sounds of anthropogenic activities yet little is ... More


Hearing in Aquatic Mammals

Sirpa Nummela

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the structure and function of the auditory system in aquatic mammals. It also examines the evolutionary changes of the ear and presents a comparative analysis of hearing in ... More


The Human Speech Code

Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

in Self-Organization in the Evolution of Speech

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199289158
eISBN:
9780191711091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289158.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter begins by discussing the parts and functions of the human instrument of speech — the vocal tract. It talks about how the auditory system perceives sounds. It then discusses articulatory ... More


Echolocation and other senses

John D. Altringham

in Bats: From Evolution to Conservation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199207114
eISBN:
9780191810015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199207114.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter investigates the process of echolocation in bats. It describes the characteristics of echolocation calls and analyses the properties and functions of echolocation pulses. It illustrates ... More


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