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    Bruce A. Carlson, Joseph A. Sisneros, Arthur N. Popper, Richard R. Fay, editors.
    Summary: This book provides a comparative perspective on the topic of electroreception and reviews some of the fundamental insights gained from studies of electrosensory and electromotor systems to understand how the nervous system extracts biologically relevant information from the natural environment A Brief History of Electrogenesis and Electroreception in Fishes Bruce A. Carlson and Joseph A. Sisneros The Development and Evolution of Lateral Line Electroreceptors: Insights from Comparative Molecular Approaches Clare V.H. Baker Electrosensory Transduction: Comparisons Across Structure, Afferent Response Properties, and Cellular Physiology Duncan B. Leitch and David Julius The Evolution and Development of Electric Organs Jason R. Gallant Biophysical Basis of Electric Signal Diversity Michael R. Markham Hormonal Influences on Social Behavior in South American Weakly Electric Fishes Ana C. Silva Evolutionary Drivers of Electric Signal Diversity Rüdiger Krahe Using Control Theory to Characterize Active Sensing in Weakly Electric Fishes Sarah A. Stamper, Manu S. Madhav, Noah J. Cowan, and Eric S. Fortune Envelope Coding and Processing: Implications for Perception and Behavior Michael G. Metzen and Maurice J. Chacron Evolution of Submillisecond Temporal Coding in Vertebrate Electrosensory and Auditory Systems Bruce A. Carlson Influences of Motor Systems on Electrosensory Processing Krista Perks and Nathaniel B. Sawtell Active Electrolocation and Spatial Learning Sarah Nicola Jung and Jacob Engelmann Bruce A. Carlson is Professor of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis Joseph A. Sisneros is Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington, Seattle Arthur N. Popper is Professor Emeritus and research professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park Richard R. Fay is Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago.

    Intro; Acoustical Society of America; Series Preface; Preface 1992; Volume Preface; Contents; Contributors;
    Chapter 1: A Brief History of Electrogenesis and Electroreception in Fishes; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Early Fascination with Electric Fishes; 1.3 Discovery of Electrogenesis; 1.4 Discovery of Electroreception; 1.4.1 Detection of Electric Fields; 1.4.2 Generation of Weak Electric Organ Discharges; 1.5 Electric Fishes and the Neuroethological Approach to Animal Behavior; 1.5.1 Active Electrolocation; 1.5.2 Jamming Avoidance Response; 1.5.3 Electrocommunication 1.5.4 Reafference and Exafference1.6 Fundamental Insights from Comparative Approaches; 1.7 Future Directions and Concluding Comments; References;
    Chapter 2: The Development and Evolution of Lateral Line Electroreceptors: Insights from Comparative Molecular Approaches; 2.1 Introduction; 2.1.1 The Mechanosensory Division of the Lateral Line System; 2.1.2 The Electrosensory Division of the Lateral Line System; Electrosensory Organs in Jawless Fishes; Electrosensory Organs in Nonteleost Jawed Vertebrates; Electrosensory Organs in Teleost Fishes: Independent Evolution Overview of Teleost Electroreception2. Electroreception Evolved Independently At Least Twice in Teleosts; 2.1.3 Trigeminal Nerve-Mediated Electroreception in Monotremes and Dolphins; 2.2 Electroreceptor Development; 2.2.1 An Introduction to Cranial Placodes; 2.2.2 Nonteleost Ampullary Organs Develop from Lateral Line Placodes that Elongate to Form Sensory Ridges; 2.2.3 Experimental Evidence Is Lacking for the Embryonic Origin of Lamprey and Teleost Electroreceptors; 2.2.4 The Molecular Control of Lateral Line Placode Formation Lateral Line and Otic Placodes Are Developmentally Independent2.2.4.2 Different Lateral Line Placodes Have Different Molecular Requirements; 2.2.5 Investigating the Molecular Basis of Nonteleost Electroreceptor Development; The Candidate Gene Approach; Transcriptional Regulators; Signaling Pathways; Insights from an Unbiased Transcriptomic (Differential RNA Sequencing) Approach; 2.3 Electroreceptor Evolution; 2.3.1 Morphological and Physiological Similarities Between Hair Cells and Nonteleost Electroreceptors 2.3.2 RNA Sequencing Data Suggest Nonteleost Electroreceptors Share Synaptic Transmission Mechanisms with Hair Cells2.3.3 Hypotheses for Electroreceptor Evolution: The Importance of Ribbons; 2.4 Summary; References;
    Chapter 3: Electrosensory Transduction: Comparisons Across Structure, Afferent Response Properties, and Cellular Physiology; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Electroreceptor Organs; 3.2.1 Ampullary Receptors; Ampullae of Lorenzini Structural Properties; 3.2.2 Tuberous Organ Structural Properties; 3.2.3 Mammalian Trigeminal Electroreceptor Structural Properties
    Digital Access Springer 2019