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Representation of Temporal Patterns of Signal Amplitude in the Anuran Auditory System and Electrosensory System

  • Gary J. Rose

Abstract

The temporal structure of sensory signals plays an important role in the biology of many animals including man (Emlen, 1972; Gerhardt, 1982; Heiligenberg, 1991; Kay, 1982; Rose, 1986). This chapter focuses on how temporal variations in the amplitude of acoustic or electric signals are represented in auditory systems of frogs and toads (anurans) and in the electrosensory system of a weakly electric fish.

Keywords

Amplitude Modulation Periodicity Code Electric Fish Beat Rate Torus Semicircularis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary J. Rose
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA

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