Hearing at the interface

How crocodiles cope with noise masking effect and accurately localize a sound source in their amphibious environment

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Talk by Masayo Soma

Hokkaido University, Japan

November 06, 2020 / 12:30 pm

ENES meeting room

Evolutionary and ethological understanding of complex mutual courtship in estrildid finches

Talk by Julia Fisher

University of Goettingen, Germany

October 16, 2020 / 12:30 pm

ENES meeting room

Vocal learning in nonhuman primates

Talk by Elodie Ey & Fabrice de Chaumont

Institut Pasteur, France

October 9, 2020 / 12:30 pm

ENES meeting room

Social communication in mice - unravelling the contexts of ultrasonic vocalisations

Talk by François-Xavier Dechaume-Moncharmont

University of Lyon, France

September 4, 2020 / 12:30 pm

ENES meeting room

Compatibility and emotional bond between partners in a monogamous fish

Registration open for the 2021 Bioacoustics Winter School

January 4-15, 2021

Faculté des Sciences et Techniques

A two-week intensive course in acoustic communication

Talk by Olivier Adam and Isabelle Charrier

on Whale songs

January 14, 2020 / 7:30 pm

Maison de l'Université

This event is part of the Bioacoustics Winter School.

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Coding strategies in vertebrate acoustic


Aubin Thierry and Mathevon Nicolas

2020, Springer


Crocodiles use both interaural level differences and interaural time differences to locate a sound source.

Papet L, Raymond M, Boyer N, Mathevon N, Grimault N.


The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 148, EL307


Evolution of communication signals and information during species radiation.

Garcia M, Theunissen F, Sèbe F, Clavel J, Ravignani A, Marin-Cudraz T, Fuchs J, Mathevon N,  


Nature Communications 11, 4970


The reliability of individual vocal signature varies across the bonobo's graded repertoire.

Keenan S, Mathevon N, Stevens JM, Nicolè F, Zuberbühler K, Guéry JP, Levréro F


Animal Behaviour 169, 9-21


Foraging postures are a potential communicative signal in female bonobos.

Demuru E, Pellegrino F, Dediu D, Levréro F


Scientific Reports 10, 15431.


Context-related variation in the peripartum vocalisations and phonatory behaviours of Holstein-Friesian dairy cows.

Green A, Clark CEF, Lomax S, Favaro L, Reby D


Applied Animal Behaviour Science 231,105089.


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