Vocal Premotor Activity in the Superior Colliculus

  title={Vocal Premotor Activity in the Superior Colliculus},
  author={Shiva R. Sinha and C. Moss},
  journal={The Journal of Neuroscience},
  pages={110 - 98}
  • Shiva R. Sinha, C. Moss
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Neuroscience
  • Chronic neural recordings were taken from the midbrain superior colliculus (SC) of echolocating bats while they were engaged in one of two distinct behavioral tasks: virtual target amplitude discrimination (VTAD) and real oscillating target tracking (ROTT). In the VTAD task, bats used a limited range of sonar call features to discriminate the amplitude category of echoes, whereas in the ROTT task, the bat produced dynamically modulated sonar calls to track a moving target. Newly developed… CONTINUE READING
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