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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


How Children Learn to Learn Language

Lorraine McCune

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177879
eISBN:
9780199870202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177879.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Studies of language acquisition often assume that children will simply begin to learn language, without questioning what sets the whole process in motion. This book examines the often-neglected topic ... More


Vocalization

Greta Sokoloff and Mark S. Blumberg

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0035
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter provides an overview of the contexts, mechanisms, and suggested functions of rat vocalizations. Topics discussed include frequency and temporal characteristics of vocalizations, ... More


The Red Colobus Monkeys: Variation in Demography, Behavior, and Ecology of Endangered Species

Thomas T. Struhsaker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780198529583
eISBN:
9780191712746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529583.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Based on field studies spanning nearly 40 years, this reference book summarizes and integrates past research with new and previously unpublished information on the behavioral ecology of Africa's red ... More


Listening to Stones: Orality and Emotions in Ancient Inscriptions

Angelos Chaniotis

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores how the gamut of responses to the presence of an inscription has to include not just sight and touch but also imagination and vocalisation. Being meant to be read aloud, they ... More


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


The gargle call of black-capped chickadees: ontogeny, acoustic structure, population patterns, function, and processes leading to sharing of call characteristics

Myron C. Baker and David E. Gammon

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/9780198569992.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter summarizes investigations of a common vocalization in the repertoire of the black-capped chickadee. This vocalization, known as the gargle call, has an ontogeny that is dependent upon ... More


SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND VOCALIZATIONS

Ted R. Anderson

in Biology of the Ubiquitous House Sparrow: From Genes to Populations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304114
eISBN:
9780199790012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304114.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The House Sparrow is a highly social species with a broad range of vocal and visual signals. Five basic vocalizations are described, and sonagraphs of examples of each are presented, along with a ... More


Social behaviour and relationships

Vernon Reynolds

in The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515463
eISBN:
9780191705656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515463.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The grooming, sexual behaviour, and relationships of chimpanzees are described. Both sexes are promiscuous. Female chimpanzees display sexual swellings when in receptive condition and males compete ... More


Vocalizations

Thomas T. Struhsaker

in The Red Colobus Monkeys: Variation in Demography, Behavior, and Ecology of Endangered Species

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780198529583
eISBN:
9780191712746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529583.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter summarizes the major features of previously unpublished recordings of red colobus vocalizations and speculates on their phylogenetic implications. It compares loud calls between taxa in ... More


The Primate Frontal and Temporal Lobes and Their Role in Multisensory Vocal Communication

Lizabeth M. Romanski and Asif A. Ghazanfar

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/9780195326598.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

By exploring how existing primates use their vocalizations, numerous investigators are building a rigorous, testable framework for how speech might have evolved. Some have suggested that the ability ... More


Motor Programming for Hand and Vocalizing Movements

Hisae Gemba

in Principles of Frontal Lobe Function

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195134971
eISBN:
9780199864157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134971.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter presents a study in which a monkey was trained for hand movement and vocalization, and cortical field potentials were recorded during the movement by a pair of electrodes implanted in ... More


Brain Asymmetry in Vertebrates

Onur Güntürkün

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Until the 1970s, cerebral asymmetries were thought to be unique to humans. However, left-right differences of brain and function are not only widespread among mammals, but also among many other ... More


Orality as Performance

Christopher B. Balme

in Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter discusses the deviation from dramatic dialogue in post-colonial theatre. There are numerous occasions where dialogue is replaced by other modes of linguistic communication. The most ... More


Mun Pilgi

Joshua D Pilzer

in Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese "Comfort Women"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759569
eISBN:
9780199932306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759569.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The author investigates the life and songs of Mun Pilgi, a survivor of the “comfort woman” system who lives in Seoul and later in the House of Sharing. Mun Pilgi sang canonical pop songs, which she ... More


Scent marking and interactions: social behaviour

Hans Kruuk

in Otters: Ecology, behaviour and conservation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198565871
eISBN:
9780191728228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565871.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Olfactory communication is important; in all but sea otters, faeces (‘spraints’) are used for scent-marking. In Eurasian otters this is highly seasonal, associated with feeding and food availability, ... More


Epilogue

Duane M. Rumbaugh and David A. Washburn

in Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099836
eISBN:
9780300129359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099836.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This epilogue presents a brief narrative of Kanzi's accomplishments. Kanzi has come forth with new lessons that relate to language and emergent operations. He was able to modulate his vocalizations ... More


Vocal Language Development in Deaf Infants: New Challenges

D. Kimbrough Oller

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter examines the shift of perspective that is required in order to elucidate how advances in vocalizations which occur as infants, deaf or hearing, begin to show a capacity to produce ... More


The Artificial System

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/9780199289158.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter formally describes the first version of the artificial system, and shows its dynamics, which involves the formation of a discrete speech code shared by a population of agents who ... More


Learning Perceptuo-motor Correspondences

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/9780199289158.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents another kind of the artificial system in which, by contrast with Chapter 6, it will not be assumed that the agents are capable from the outset of retrieving articulatory ... More


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