Effects of spectral and temporal disruption on cortical encoding of gerbil vocalizations.

@article{TerMikaelian2013EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of spectral and temporal disruption on cortical encoding of gerbil vocalizations.},
  author={Maria Ter-Mikaelian and Malcolm N. Semple and Dan H. Sanes},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={110 5},
  pages={1190-204}
}
Animal communication sounds contain spectrotemporal fluctuations that provide powerful cues for detection and discrimination. Human perception of speech is influenced both by spectral and temporal acoustic features but is most critically dependent on envelope information. To investigate the neural coding principles underlying the perception of communication sounds, we explored the effect of disrupting the spectral or temporal content of five different gerbil call types on neural responses in… CONTINUE READING