Chapter 3. Cochlear Frequency Maps and their Specializations in Mammals and Birds

  1. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  1. Marianne Vater,
  2. Otto Gleich,
  3. Alexander Kaiser,
  4. Christine Köppl and
  5. Geoffrey A. Manley

Published Online: 14 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527609734.ch3

Auditory Worlds: Sensory Analysis and Perception in Animals and Man: Final Report

Auditory Worlds: Sensory Analysis and Perception in Animals and Man: Final Report

How to Cite

Vater, M., Gleich, O., Kaiser, A., Köppl, C. and Manley, G. A. (2000) Cochlear Frequency Maps and their Specializations in Mammals and Birds, in Auditory Worlds: Sensory Analysis and Perception in Animals and Man: Final Report (ed Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527609734.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 FEB 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527275878

Online ISBN: 9783527609734

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Keywords:

  • auditory worlds;
  • sensory analysis;
  • perception;
  • animals and man;
  • cochlear frequency maps;
  • cochlear specializations in bats;
  • cochlear maps in birds;
  • auditory fovea;
  • barn owl

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cochlear specializations in bats

    • Structure-function correlations in echolocating bats

    • Cochlear fine structure and immunocytochemistry

      • Receptor surface and tectorial membrane

      • Organization of OHCs and their attachments

      • Cochlear development in the horseshoe bat

  • Cochlear maps in birds

    • Frequency representation along the basilar papilla

    • Possible changes in function across the papilla's width

    • Development of body temperature in chickens – Implications for the development of frequency maps

  • The auditory fovea of the barn owl