Publications

Kozlov AS, Gentner TQ (2014)
Central auditory neurons display flexible feature recombination functions. Journal of Neurophysiology. [pdf]
Comins JA, Gentner TQ (2014)
Auditory temporal pattern learning by songbirds using maximal stimulus diversity and minimal repetition. Animal Cognition. [pdf]
Caporello Bluvas E, Gentner TQ (2013)
Attention to natural auditory signals. Hearing Research, 350, 10-18. [pdf]
   
    • Communication sounds and the brain: New directions and perspectives. Hearing Research, 1-2. [pdf]
Calisi RM, Knudsen DP, Krause JS, Wingfield JC, Gentner TQ (2013)
Estradiol differentially affects auditory recognition and learning according to photoperiodic state in the adult male songbird, European starling (Sturnus vulgaris). PeerJ, 1:e150. [pdf]
Jeanne JM, Sharpee TO, Gentner TQ (2013)
Associative Learning Enhances Population Coding by Inverting Interneuronal Correlation Patterns. Neuron, 78, 352-363. [pdf][supplementary information]
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    • Population Code, Noise Correlations, and Memory. Neuron: Previews, 78, 209-210. [pdf]
Comins JA, Gentner TQ (2013)
Perceptual categories enable pattern generalization in songbirds. Cognition, 128, 113-118. [pdf]
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Knudsen DP, Gentner TQ (2013)
Active recognition enhances the representation of behaviorally relevant information in single auditory forebrain neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology, 109, 1690-1703. [pdf]
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Thompson JV*, Jeanne JM*, Gentner TQ (2013)
Local inhibition modulates learning-dependent song encoding in the songbird auditory cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 109, 721-733. [pdf]
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* Authors contributed equally.
Kiggins JT, Comins JA, Gentner TQ (2012)
Targets for a comparative neurobiology of language. Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience, 4, 1-13. [pdf]
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Bregman MR, Patel AD, Gentner TQ (2012)
Stimulus-dependent flexibility in non-human auditory pitch processing. Cognition, 122, 51-60. [pdf]
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Bloomfield TC, Gentner TQ, Margoliash D (2011)
What birds have to say about language. Nature Neuroscience, 14, 947-948. [pdf]
Jeanne JM, Thompson JV, Sharpee TO, Gentner TQ (2011)
Emergence of Learned Categorical Representations within an Auditory Forebrain Circuit. Journal of Neuroscience, 31, 2595-2606. [pdf][supplementary information]
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Thompson JV, Gentner TQ (2010)
Song Recognition Learning and Stimulus-Specific Weakening of Neural Responses in the Avian Auditory Forebrain. Journal of Neurophysiology, 103, 1785-1797. [pdf]
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Knudsen DP, Thompson JV, Gentner TQ (2010)
Distributed recognition of natural songs by European starlings. Learning and Motivation, 102, 1763-1778. [pdf]
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Knudsen DP, Gentner TQ (2010)
Mechanisms of song perception in oscine birds. Brain & Language, 115, 59-68. [pdf]
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Bregman MR, Gentner TQ (2010)
Syntactically Complex Vocal Systems. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior (Eds. Breed MD, Moore J). Oxford: Academic press. [pdf]
Comins JA, Gentner TQ (2010)
Working memory for patterned sequences of auditory objects in a songbird. Cognition, 117, 38-53. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ, Fenn K, Margoliash D, Nusbaum H (2010)
Simple stimuli, simple strategies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, E65. [pdf]
Gibb L, Gentner TQ, Abarbanel HDI (2009)
Brain Stem Feedback in a Computational Model of Birdsong Sequencing. Journal of Neurophysiology, 102, 1763-1778. [pdf]
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Gibb L, Gentner TQ, Abarbanel HDI (2009)
Inhibition and Recurrent Excitation in a Computational Model of Sparse Bursting in Song Nucleus HVC. Journal of Neurophysiology, 102, 1748-1762. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ (2008)
Temporal scales of auditory objects underlying birdsong vocal recognition. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 1350-1359. [pdf]
Gentner TQ (2008)
Surprising Twist on Auditory Representation. Focus on: "What's That Sound? Auditory Area CLM Encodes Stimulus Surprise, Not Intensity or Intensity Changes" Journal of Neurophysiology, 99, 2755-2756. [pdf]
Gentner TQ (2008)
Temporal auditory pattern recognition in songbirds. In: The neuroscience of birdsong (Eds. Zeigler, HP, Marler, P). Cambridge Press.
Gentner TQ (2007)
Mechanisms of auditory temporal pattern recognition in songbirds. Language Learning and Development, 3, 157-178. [pdf]
Fenn K, Brawn TP, Gentner TQ, Margoliash D, Nusbaum HC (2007)
Complex acoustic pattern learning in humans and songbirds. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Cognitive Science Society. [pdf]
Ball GF, Sockman KW, Duffy DL, Gentner TQ (2006)
A Neuroethological Approach to Song Behavior and Perception in European Starlings: Interrelationships Among Testosterone, Neuroanatomy, Immediate Early Gene Expression and Immune Function. Advances in the Study of Behavior, 36, 59-121. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ, Fenn KM, Margoliash D, Nubaum HC (2006)
Recursive syntactic pattern learning by songbirds. Nature, 440, 1204-1207. [pdf]
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    • Startling starlings. Nature: News & Views, 440, 1117-1118. [pdf]
Appeltants D, Gentner TQ, Hulse SH, Ball GF, Balthazart J (2005)
The effect of auditory distractors on song discrimination in male canaries (Serinus canaria). Behavioral Processes, 69, 331-341. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ, Ball GF (2005)
Speech Perception: A Neuroethological perspective. In: Handbook on Speech Perception (Eds. Remez R, Pisoni D). Blackwell Scientific. [pdf]
Gentner TQ Hulse SH, Ball GF (2004)
Functional differences in forebrain auditory regions during learned vocal recognition in songbirds. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 190, 1001-1010. [pdf]
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Sockman KW, Gentner TQ, Ball GF (2004)
Complementary neural systems for the experience-dependent integration of mate-choice cues in European starlings. Journal of Neurobiology, 62, 72-81. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ (2004)
Neural systems for individual song recognition in adult birds. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1016, 282-302. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ, Margoliash D (2003)
Neuronal Populations and single cells representing learned auditory objects. Nature, 424, 669-674. [pdf] [supplementary information]
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Sockman KW, Gentner TQ, Ball GF (2002)
Recent experience modulates the forebrain response to mate-choice cues in European starlings. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, serial B, 269, 2479-2485. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ, Margoliash D (2002)
The neuroethology of vocal communication: perception and cognition. In: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research (Eds. Simmons A, Popper AN, Fay R). Springer-Verlag. [pdf]
Gentner TQ (2001)
Review of Comparative Hearing: Birds and Reptiles. Dooling RJ, Fay RF, Popper AN (Eds.) Quarterly Review of Biology, 76, 364. [pdf]
Gentner TQ, Hulse SH, Duffy D, Ball GF (2001)
Response biases in auditory forebrain regions of female songbirds following exposure to sexually relevant variation in male song. Journal of Neurobiology, 46, 48-58. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ, Hulse SH (2000)
Perceptual classification based on the component structure of song in European starlings. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 107, 3369-3381. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ, Hulse SH (2000)
Female European starling preference and choice for variation in conspecific male song. Animal Behaviour, 59, 443-458. [pdf]
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Gentner TQ, Hulse SH, Bentley GE, Ball GF (2000)
Individual vocal recognition and the effect of partial lesions to HVc on discrimination, learning, and categorization of conspecific song in adult songbirds. Journal of Neurobiology, 42, 117-133. [pdf]
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Ball GF, Gentner TQ (1998)
They're playing our song: Gene expression and birdsong perception. Neuron, 21, 271-274. [pdf]
Gentner TQ, Hulse SH (1998)
Perceptual mechanisms for individual recognition in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Animal Behaviour, 56, 579-594. [pdf]
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MacDougall-Shackelton SA, Hulse SH, Gentner TQ, White WO (1998)
Auditory scene analysis by European starlings: Perceptual segregation of tone sequences. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 103, 3581-3587. [pdf]
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Chaiken ML, Gentner TQ, Hulse SH (1997)
Effects of social interaction on the development of starling song and the perception of these effects by conspecifics. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 111, 379-392. [pdf]
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