Insights from Comparative Hearing Research

ISBN: 978-1-4614-9076-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-9077-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Pages 1-12

    Unique Contributions from Comparative Auditory Research

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    Pages 13-35

    Transduction and Amplification in the Ear: Insights from Insects

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    Pages 37-67

    Roles for Prestin in Harnessing the Basilar Membrane to the Organ of Corti

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    Pages 69-109

    Origin and Development of Hair Cell Orientation in the Inner Ear

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    Pages 111-131

    The Remarkable Ears of Geckos and Pygopods

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    Pages 133-156

    Ultrasound Detection in Fishes and Frogs: Discovery and Mechanisms

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    Pages 157-191

    The Malleable Middle Ear: An Underappreciated Player in the Evolution of Hearing in Vertebrates

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    Pages 193-225

    Auditory Brain Stem Processing in Reptiles and Amphibians: Roles of Coupled Ears

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    Pages 227-261

    Modern Imaging Techniques as a Window to Prehistoric Auditory Worlds

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    Pages 263-287

    Emu and Kiwi: The Ear and Hearing in Paleognathous Birds

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    Pages 289-321

    Diversity in Hearing in Fishes: Ecoacoustical, Communicative, and Developmental Constraints

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    Pages 323-346

    Reptile Auditory Neuroethology: What Do Reptiles Do with Their Hearing?

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    Pages 347-388

    Advances in Understanding the Auditory Brain of Songbirds