Investigations on the Control of Echolocation Pulses in the Dolphin (Tursiops Truncatus)
Schusterman and Kersting (1980) first demonstrated control over dolphin echolocation emissions in a binary (on/off) condition. The dolphin performed a detection task and learned to echolocate during the presence of a tone and to remain silent if no tone was given. Binary control was confirmed by wideband, low level, recordings that verified stimulus control had been attained over dolphin click emission.
KeywordsFrequency Criterion Frequency Control Amplitude Criterion Frequency Training Amplitude Control
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