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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (8): 1484–1490.
Published: 15 April 2013
... Both authors contributed equally to all aspects of this work. COMPETING INTERESTS No competing interests declared. 1 8 2012 13 12 2012 © 2013. 2013 auditory evoked potential sound detection mechanosensory sensory physiology multimodal Sound propagates...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (23): 4217–4230.
Published: 1 December 2012
..., ensheathed groups of myelinated afferents projected across the rostro-caudal length and outwards towards the epidermis, as seen in the cleared Sudan Black B specimens. The bundles emerged through small foramina of the maxilla and dentary. This organization is reminiscent of mechanosensory end organs found...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (22): 3801–3807.
Published: 15 November 2011
... their ability to localize various frequencies of stimuli using unimodal cues. Within a single modality, the frequency–response curves of adults and juveniles were virtually indistinguishable. However, the differences between the responses for each modality (visual and mechanosensory) were striking. The optimal...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (3): 359–367.
Published: 1 February 2010
... and mechanosensory cues may be integrated in the tectum to enhance localization when visual cues are reduced. * Author for correspondence ( ken.catania@vanderbilt.edu ) 4 11 2009 © 2010. 2010 optic tectum brain mechanosensory behavior touch vision We suggest the tentacled snake's...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (18): 2919–2930.
Published: 15 September 2008
...Scott R. Pluta; Masashi Kawasaki SUMMARY Weakly electric fish possess three cutaneous sensory organs structured in arrays with overlapping receptive fields. Theoretically, these tuberous electrosensory, ampullary electrosensory and mechanosensory lateral line receptors receive spatiotemporally...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (13): 2105–2115.
Published: 1 July 2008
..., L. A. ( 1989 ). Function of the free neuromasts of marine teleost larvae. In The Mechanosensory Lateral Line: Neurobiology and Evolution (ed. S. Coombs, P. Görner and H. Münz), pp. 481 -499. New York: Springer-Verlag. Bleckmann, H. ( 1994 ). Reception of hydrodynamic stimuli in aquatic...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (23): 4244–4253.
Published: 1 December 2007
...-constant of cilia. J. Exp. Biol. 56 , 459 -467. Blaxter, J. H. ( 1984 ). Cupular growth in herring neuromasts. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U. K. 64 , 935 -938. Blaxter, J. H. S. and Fuiman, L. A. ( 1989 ). Function of the free neuromasts of marine teleost larvae. In The Mechanosensory Lateral...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (1): 133–142.
Published: 1 January 2004
...Alana Sherman; Michael H. Dickinson SUMMARY The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster relies on feedback from multiple sensory modalities to control flight maneuvers. Two sensory organs,the compound eyes and mechanosensory hindwings called halteres, are capable of encoding angular velocity of the body...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (3): 523–534.
Published: 1 February 2003
...Tetsutaro Hiraguchi; Tsuneo Yamaguchi; Masakazu Takahata SUMMARY Mechanoreceptors involved in the escape jumping evoked by hindwing stimulation have been investigated in the field cricket Gryllus bimaculatus . By partial ablation of the hindwing, we found that a mechanosensory system relevant...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (2): 295–302.
Published: 15 January 2003
...Alana Sherman; Michael H. Dickinson SUMMARY Flies exhibit extraordinary maneuverability, relying on feedback from multiple sensory organs to control flight. Both the compound eyes and the mechanosensory halteres encode angular motion as the fly rotates about the three body axes during flight. Since...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (16): 2525–2533.
Published: 15 August 2002
... sensory stimuli. The gymnotid Gymnotus carapo was induced to pause its EODs briefly, and the novelty response to sensory stimuli given post-pause was analyzed. Mechanosensory stimuli given as early as 20 EODs after a pause elicited clear novelty responses, but strong high-frequency electrical stimuli were...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (21): 3683–3691.
Published: 1 November 2001
... flight mechanosensory proprioception optomotor hawkmoth Manduca sexta . Many of the behaviors exhibited by flying insects are mediated visually. For example, insects rely on complex visual processing (i) to maintain their orientation with respect to the retinal panorama ( Collett et al...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (21): 3693–3702.
Published: 1 November 2001
...: markfrye@socrates.berkeley.edu ) 8 8 2001 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2001 2001 insect flight mechanosensory proprioception hawkmoth Manduca sexta . For flight, both theoretical and experimental analyses show that wing deformation ( Combes and Daniel, 2001 ) as well...