Estradiol-dependent modulation of auditory processing and selectivity in songbirds.

  title={Estradiol-dependent modulation of auditory processing and selectivity in songbirds.},
  author={Donna L. Maney and Raphael Pinaud},
  journal={Frontiers in neuroendocrinology},
  volume={32 3},
The steroid hormone estradiol plays an important role in reproductive development and behavior and modulates a wide array of physiological and cognitive processes. Recently, reports from several research groups have converged to show that estradiol also powerfully modulates sensory processing, specifically, the physiology of central auditory circuits in songbirds. These investigators have discovered that (1) behaviorally-relevant auditory experience rapidly increases estradiol levels in the… CONTINUE READING


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