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Social context-dependent singing-regulated dopamine.
(J Neurosci, 2006-08-30)
Like the mammalian striatum, the songbird striatum receives dense dopaminergic input from the midbrain ventral tegmental area-substantia nigra pars compacta complex. The songbird striatum also contains a unique vocal nucleus, ...
A corollary discharge for perceptual stability
A molecular neuroethological approach for identifying and characterizing a cascade of behaviorally regulated genes.
(Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2006-10-10)
Songbirds have one of the most accessible neural systems for the study of brain mechanisms of behavior. However, neuroethological studies in songbirds have been limited by the lack of high-throughput molecular resources ...
Influence of the thalamus on spatial visual processing in frontal cortex.
Each of our movements activates our own sensory receptors, and therefore keeping track of self-movement is a necessary part of analysing sensory input. One way in which the brain keeps track of self-movement is by monitoring ...
VOCALIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATED BEHAVIORS OF THE SOMBRE HUMMINGBIRD (APHANTOCHROA CIRRHOCHLORIS) AND THE RUFOUS-BREASTED HERMIT (GLAUCIS HIRSUTUS).
Vocal behavior in tropical hummingbirds is a new area of study. Here, we present findings on the vocalizations and associated behaviors of two species: Sombre Hummingbird (Aphantochroa cirrhochloris) and Rufous-breasted ...
Smoothened signal transduction is promoted by G protein-coupled receptor kinase 2.
(Mol Cell Biol, 2006-10)
Deregulation of the Sonic hedgehog pathway has been implicated in an increasing number of human cancers. In this pathway, the seven-transmembrane (7TM) signaling protein Smoothened regulates cellular proliferation ...
Computational inference of neural information flow networks.
(PLoS Comput Biol, 2006-11-24)
Determining how information flows along anatomical brain pathways is a fundamental requirement for understanding how animals perceive their environments, learn, and behave. Attempts to reveal such neural information flow ...