Nature's Music: The Science of Birdsong
Science and birdsong: the good old days Vocal fighting and flirting: the functions of birdsong Learning to sing The diversity and plasticity of birdsong Bird calls: a cornucopia for communication…
Issues in the Classification of Multimodal Communication Signals
This work provides an overview of multimodal communication and its costs and benefits, place examples of signals and displays from an array of taxa, sensory systems, and functions into the authors' signal classification system, and considers issues surrounding the categorization of multi-modal signals.
Monkey responses to three different alarm calls: evidence of predator classification and semantic communication.
Recordings of the alarms played back when predators were absent caused Vervet monkeys to run into trees for leopard alarms, look up for eagle alarms, and look down for snake alarms.
Vervet monkey alarm calls: Semantic communication in a free-ranging primate
Communication Goes Multimodal
The Perspective by Partan and Marler in this week9s issue postulates a new classification system for multimodal sensory signals that combines of sensory signals are classified according to the behavioral responses they elicit.
A comparative approach to vocal learning: Song development in white-crowned sparrows.
- P. Marler
- 1 May 1970
Characteristics of Some Animal Calls
- P. Marler
- 1 July 1955
Letters to the editor.
Observations indicate that prostaglandin synthesis in the anteroventral preoptic region is necessary for the production of fever.