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Pattern generation in birdsong

Konishi, Masakazu (1994) Pattern generation in birdsong. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 4 (6). pp. 827-831. ISSN 0959-4388. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20200902-143238791

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Abstract

The temporal pattern of birdsong derives largely from the timing of activity in the bird's respiratory muscles. Birds can simultaneously produce two different temporal patterns from the left and right halves of their vocal organ. Recent studies using lesions, neurophysiological recordings, and electrical perturbation of neural signaling in song nuclei are beginning to elucidate the central mechanisms of song pattern generation.


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Additional Information:© 1994 Published by Elsevier Ltd. I thank Allison Doupe, Mike Lewicki, Dan Margoliash, Marc Schmidt, and Eric Vu for their comments on the manuscript, and Martin Wild and Rod Suthers for answering questions on their findings.
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Official Citation:Masakazu Konishi, Pattern generation in birdsong, Current Opinion in Neurobiology, Volume 4, Issue 6, 1994, Pages 827-831, ISSN 0959-4388, https://doi.org/10.1016/0959-4388(94)90130-9.
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