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Electroreception

  • Theodore H. Bullock
  • Carl D. Hopkins
  • Arthur N. Popper
  • Richard R. Fay
Book

Part of the Springer Handbook of Auditory Research book series (SHAR, volume 21)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Theodore H. Bullock, Carl D. Hopkins
    Pages 1-4
  3. Günther K. H. Zupanc, Theodore H. Bullock
    Pages 5-46
  4. Jørgen Mørup Jørgensen
    Pages 47-67
  5. Curtis C. Bell, Leonard Maler
    Pages 68-111
  6. David Bodznick, John C. Montgomery
    Pages 132-153
  7. Masashi Kawasaki
    Pages 154-194
  8. Joseph Bastian, Harold H. Zakon
    Pages 195-228
  9. Lon A. Wilkens, Michael H. Hofmann
    Pages 229-263
  10. Mark E. Nelson
    Pages 290-317
  11. Sheryl Coombs, John C. Montgomery
    Pages 318-359
  12. James S. Albert, William G. R. Crampton
    Pages 360-409
  13. Angel Ariel Caputi, Bruce A. Carlson, Omar Macadar
    Pages 410-451
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 453-467

About this book

Introduction

Electroreception has become one of the most revealing areas in the study of the neural basis of behavior, and neurobiologists recognize it as a model sensory system for experimental study. Through studies of electroreception, researchers have gained extensive knowledge about a complete sensory system, from molecular biology to computation, communication and behavior. The book Electroreception will examine the behavior, structure and function of the electrosensory systems of fish and other vertebrates. As a comprehensive volume on the subject, the book will serve as both an introduction to the study of electroreception and a reference and review volume for researchers in related fields.

About the Editors: 

Theodore H. Bullock is Professor of Neurosciences at the Scripps Research Institute, University of California, San Diego.  Carl Hopkins is Professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at Cornell University.  Richard R. Fay is Director of the Parmly Hearing Institute and Professor of Psychology at Loyola University in Chicago.  Arthur N. Popper is Professor in the Department of Biology and Co-Director of the Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Keywords

anatomy behavior biology brain fish morphology neurobiology neuroethology neuroscience phylogeny physiology receptor sensory biology vertebrates

Editors and affiliations

  • Theodore H. Bullock
    • 1
  • Carl D. Hopkins
    • 2
  • Arthur N. Popper
    • 3
  • Richard R. Fay
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Neurosciences School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan Diego, La JollaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Neurobiology & BehaviorCornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  3. 3.Department of BiologyUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  4. 4.Parmly Hearing Institute and Department of PsychologyLoyola University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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