Acoustic Interaction of Animal Groups: Signaling in Noisy and Social Contexts

Journal of Comparative Psychology

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Vol. 122, No. 3, August 2008
Item #: 2082203
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About the special issue

The articles in this Special Issue stem from a Symposium held at the June 2006 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, and illustrate some of the taxonomic and methodological diversity in studies aimed at understanding how acoustic communication functions in social grouping.

Articles in this issue

Acoustic Interaction in Animal Groups: Signaling in Noisy and Social Contexts
Pages 231–234
Schwartz, Joshua J.; Freeberg, Todd M.

The Cocktail Party Problem: What Is It? How Can It Be Solved? And Why Should Animal Behaviorists Study It?
Pages 235–251
Bee, Mark A.; Micheyl, Christophe

Discrimination of Acoustic Communication Signals by Grasshoppers (Chorthippus biguttulus): Temporal Resolution, Temporal Integration, and the Impact of Intrinsic Noise
Pages 252–263
Ronacher, Bernhard; Wohlgemuth, Sandra; Vogel, Astrid; Krahe, Rüdiger

Assessment of Distance to Potential Mates by Female Barking Treefrogs (Hyla gratiosa)
Pages 264–273
Murphy, Christopher G.

Analyzing Acoustic Interactions in Natural Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) Choruses
Pages 274–282
Megela Simmons, Andrea; Simmons, James A.; Bates, Mary E.

Interference Risk and the Function of Dynamic Shifts in Calling in the Gray Treefrog (Hyla versicolor)
Pages 283–288
Schwartz, Joshua J.; Brown, Robert; Turner, Sarah; Dushaj, Kola; Castano, Marisol

Mechanisms and Evolution of Synchronous Chorusing: Emergent Properties and Adaptive Functions in Neoconocephalus katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)
Pages 289–297
Greenfield, Michael D.; Schul, Johannes

Acoustic Interactions in Broods of Nestling Birds (Tachycineta bicolor)
Pages 298–304
Horn, Andrew G.; Leonard, Marty L.

Whistle Rates of Wild Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Influences of Group Size and Behavior
Pages 305–311
Quick, Nicola J.; Janik, Vincent M.

Group Size and Social Interactions Are Associated With Calling Behavior in Carolina Chickadees (Poecile carolinensis)
Pages 312–318
Freeberg, Todd M.; Harvey, Ellen M.

Convergence of Calls as Animals Form Social Bonds, Active Compensation for Noisy Communication Channels, and the Evolution of Vocal Learning in Mammals
Pages 319–331
Tyack, Peter L.

Updating von Uexküll: New Directions in Communication Research
Pages 332–333
Burghardt, Gordon M.

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