Vertebrate Sound Production and Acoustic Communication

Vertebrate Sound Production and Acoustic Communication

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319802015
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/30/2018
Series: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research , #53
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Roderick Suthers is a professor in the Medical Sciences program at Indiana University Bloomington. He studies neural and physiological bases of acoustic behavior, particularly the neuroethology of vocal communication in birds and of echolocation in bats.


Tecumseh Fitch is an evolutionary biologist and cognitive scientist. He is Professor of Cognitive Biology at the University of Vienna.




Table of Contents

Preface.- Vertebrate Vocal Production: An Introductory Overview.- Fish Sound Production: An Exaptation?.- Vocal Sound Production and Acoustic Communication in Amphibians and Reptiles.- Locomotion-Induced Sounds and Sonations: Mechanisms, Communication Function, and Relationship with Behavior.- Embodied Motor Control of Avian Vocal Production.- Biophysics of Vocal Production in Mammals.- Infrasonic and Seismic Communication in the Vertebrates with Special Emphasis on the Afrotheria: An Update and Future Directions.- Vocal Production by Terrestrial Mammals: Source, Filter, and Function.- Vocal Learning and Auditory-Vocal Feedback.- Vertebrate Bioacoustics: Prospects and Open Problems.



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