Acoustic Communication in Animals From Insect Wingbeats to Human Music (Bioacoustics Series Vol.1)

This book is the first volume of the bioacoustics series published by the Society for Bioacoustics. This volume provides an overview of the advances and recent topics in acoustic communication in various animals. Most animals produce vibrations and sounds by moving their body parts, including vocal...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Seki, Yoshimasa (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Nature Singapore 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Using knowledge about human vocal behaviour to understand acoustic communication in animals and the evolution of language and music
  • Chapter 2. Acoustic communication in fruit flies and mosquitoes
  • Chapter 3. Multiple functions of ultrasonic courtship song in moths
  • Chapter 4. Recent progress in studies on acoustic communication of crickets
  • Chapter 5. Vocal imitation, a specialized brain function that facilitates cultural transmission in songbirds
  • Chapter 6. Dancing in singing songbirds: Choreography in Java sparrows
  • Chapter 7. Vocal communication in corvids: who emits, what information and benefits?
  • Chapter 8. Affiliation, synchronization, and rhythm production by birds
  • Chapter 9. Cockatiels: a research subject for studying capability for music production
  • Chapter 10. Acoustic properties and biological significance of ultrasonic vocalizations in rodents: emotional expressions
  • Chapter 11. Effects of acoustic interference on the echolocation behavior of bats
  • Chapter 12. Diverse sound use and sensitivity in auditory communication by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
  • Chapter 13. The Interplay among the linguistic environment, language perception, and production in children’s language-specific development
  • Chapter 14. Sound processing in the auditory periphery: toward speech communication and music comprehension