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Adaptations: Neural and Sensory

J. Eduardo P. W. Bicudo, William A. Buttemer, Mark A. Chappell, James T. Pearson, and Claus Bech

in Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228447
eISBN:
9780191711305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228447.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Birds are able to perform numerous tasks with a high degree of complexity. It is not apparent that the structures associated with the cognitive ability of the bird brain are comparable to those of ... More


Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

J. G. M. Thewissen (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

From crocodiles and penguins to seals and whales, this synthesis explores the function and evolution of sensory systems in animals whose ancestors lived on land. Together, the chapters explore the ... More


Sensory Transduction

Gordon L. Fain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198835028
eISBN:
9780191872846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835028.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Sensory Transduction provides a thorough and easily accessible introduction to the mechanisms that each of the different kinds of sensory receptor cell uses to convert a sensory stimulus into an ... More


The Sensory Ecology of Birds

Graham R. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199694532
eISBN:
9780191839979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694532.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

The natural world contains a huge amount of constantly changing information. Limitations on, and specializations within, sensory systems mean that each species receives only a small part of that ... More


Magnetoreception

Michael H. Hofmann and Lon A. Wilkens

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/9780520252783.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on magnetoreception in animals. It provides a brief overview of the physics of the Earth's magnetic fields, followed by a description of animals known to sense these fields. ... More


Sensory mechanisms of animal orientation and navigation

Rachel Muheim, Jannika Boström, Susanne Åkesson, and Miriam Liedvogel

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

The question of how animals find their way during migration, which orientation cues they use, and how they can perceive the information and transfer it to a migratory direction has fascinated humans ... More


Touch, Taste, and Magnetoreception

Graham R. Martin

in The Sensory Ecology of Birds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199694532
eISBN:
9780191839979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694532.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

Touch and taste provide information about objects in contact with, and inside, the body for use in detection and manipulation of food items. Four main types of touch receptors are found distributed ... More


Magnetic Materials in Medicine and Biology

Kannan M. Krishnan

in Fundamentals and Applications of Magnetic Materials

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199570447
eISBN:
9780191813504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570447.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter provides a comprehensive introduction to magnetic materials in medicine and biology with emphasis on nanoscale magnetic particles tailored for imaging, diagnostics, and therapy. Topics ... More


Magnetic materials

L. Solymar, D. Walsh, and R. R. A. Syms

in Electrical Properties of Materials

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829942
eISBN:
9780191868504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829942.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Macroscopic and microscopic theories of magnetic polarization are discussed. The origin of domains, domain walls, and of the hysteresis curve and the contrast between soft and hard magnetic materials ... More


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