Developmental Social Environment Imprints Female Preference for Male Song in Mice

@inproceedings{Asaba2014DevelopmentalSE,
  title={Developmental Social Environment Imprints Female Preference for Male Song in Mice},
  author={Akari Asaba and Shota Okabe and Miho Nagasawa and Masahiro Kato and Nobuyoshi Koshida and Takuya Osakada and Kazutaka Mogi and Takefumi Kikusui},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Sexual imprinting is important for kin recognition and for promoting outbreeding, and has been a driving force for evolution; however, little is known about sexual imprinting by auditory cues in mammals. Male mice emit song-like ultrasonic vocalizations that possess strain-specific characteristics. OBJECTIVES In this study, we asked whether female mice imprint and prefer specific characteristics in male songs. METHODS AND FINDINGS We used the two-choice test to determine the song… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 31 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 18 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
19 Extracted Citations
25 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 references

Ultrasonic courtship vocalizations in wild house mice, Mus musculus musculus

  • K Musolf, F Hoffmann, DJ. Penn
  • Anim Behav
  • 2010
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…