Psychonomic Science

, Volume 26, Issue 5, pp 252–254 | Cite as

Noise-induced changes in calls of the Japanese quail

  • L. M. Potash
Memory, Learning, & Thinking Social Behavior


Increasing ambient noise level causes male quail to (1) raise the intensity of individual separation crows, (2) increase the rate of crowing, and (3) increase bout length. Comparison between Japanese quail and human beings suggests that differences in response to noise are related to the type of signal system used by each species.


Acoustical Society Ambient Noise Japanese Quail Increase Noise Level Ambient Noise Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. M. Potash
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  1. 1.University of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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