Walsh, Stig A, Zhe-Xi, Luo and Barrett, Paul M. (2014) Modern imaging techniques as a window to prehistoric auditory worlds. In: Insights from Comparative Hearing Research. Springer Handbook of Auditory Research, 49 . Springer, New York. ISBN 9781461490777

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Abstract

The hearing organs of non-mammals, which show quite large and systematic differences to each other and to those of mammals, provide an invaluable basis for comparisons of structure and function. By taking advantage of the vast diversity of possible study organisms provided by the "library" that is biological diversity, it is possible to learn how complex functions are realized in the inner ear through the evolution of specific structural, cellular and molecular configurations. Insights from Comparative Hearing Research brings together some of the most exciting comparative research on hearing and shows how this work has profoundly impacted our understanding of hearing in all vertebrates.
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Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Neuroethology, ultrasound, coupled ears, hair cell
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Q Science > QM Human anatomy
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2014 10:21
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2014 10:21
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1167

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