Basic response characteristics of auditory nerve fibers in the grassfrog (Rana temporaria).

@article{ChristensenDalsgaard1998BasicRC,
  title={Basic response characteristics of auditory nerve fibers in the grassfrog (Rana temporaria).},
  author={Jakob Christensen-Dalsgaard and Morten Buhl J\orgensen and Morten Kanneworff},
  journal={Hearing research},
  year={1998},
  volume={119 1-2},
  pages={155-63}
}
Responses to free-field sound of 401 fibers from the VIIIth nerve of the grassfrog, Rana temporaria, are described. The spontaneous activities of the fibers ranged from 0 to 75 spikes/s, showing only weak correlation with frequency or sensitivity of the fibers. The highest spontaneous activities were approximately twice as high as reported previously for frogs. Best frequencies ranged from 100 to 1600 Hz and thresholds ranged from 21 to 80 dB SPL. The median dynamic range was 20 dB and the… CONTINUE READING

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