Animal Physiology & Behavior

Publications by Dr. Ulrike Langemann


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Publications in books and journals

  • Krumm B, Klump G, Köppl C, Langemann U (2017) Barn owls have ageless ears. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 284 (1863). dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.1584
  • Langemann U, Krumm B, Liebner K, Beutelmann R, Klump GM (2016) Moving Objects in the Barn Owl's Auditory World. Adv Exp Med Biol 894:219-227. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25474-6_23
  • Pohl NU, Klump GM, Langemann U (2015) Effects of signal features and background noise on distance cue discrimination by a songbird. The Journal of experimental biology 218.7: 1006-1015
  • Pohl NU, Slabbekoorn H, Neubauer H,  Heil P, Klump GM, Langemann U (2013) Why longer song elements are easier to detect: threshold level-duration functions in the Great Tit and comparison with human data. Journal of Comparative Physiology A-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 199 (3): 239-252
  • Pohl NU, Leadbeater E, Slabbekoorn H, Klump GM, Langemann U (2012) Great tits in urban noise benefit from high frequencies in song detection and discrimination. Anim Behav 83: 711-721
  • Gleich O, Langemann U (2011) Auditory capabilities of birds in relation to the structural diversity of the basilar papilla. Hear Res 273: 80-88
  • Pohl NU, Slabbekoorn H, Klump GM, Langemann U (2009) Effects of signal features and environmental noise on signal detection in the great tit, Parus major. Anim Behav 78: 1293 - 1300
  • Zokoll M, Naue N, Herrmann CS, Langemann U (2008) Auditory memory: A comparison between humans and starlings. Brain Research 1220: 33 - 46
  • Zokoll M, Klump GM, Langemann U (2008) Auditory memory for temporal characteristics of sound. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 194: 457 - 467
  • Langemann U, Klump GM (2007) Detecting modulated signals in modulated noise: (I) behavioural auditory thresholds in a songbird. Eur J Neurosci 26: 1969 - 1978
  • Zokoll M, Klump GM, Langemann U (2007) Auditory short-term memory persistence for tonal signals in a songbird. J Acoust Soc Am 121: 2842 - 2851
  • Langemann U, Klump GM (2006) Asymmetry of masking in the European starling: behavioural auditory thresholds. Hear Res 221(1-2): 26-35
  • Langemann U, Klump GM (2005) Perception and acoustic communication networks. In: McGregor PK (ed) Animal communication networks. Cambridge University Press, pp. 451 - 480
  • Langemann U, Zokoll MA, Klump GM (2005) Analysis of spectral shape in the barn owl auditory system. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 191: 889 - 901
  • Klump GM, Langemann U, Friebe A, Hamann I (2001) An animal model for studying across-channel processes: CMR and MDI in the European starling. In: Houtsma AJM, Kohlrausch A, Prijs VS, Schoonhoven R (eds) Physiological and psychophysical bases of auditory function. Shaker Publishing BV, Maastricht, pp.266 - 272
  • Langemann U, Klump GM (2001) Signal detection in amplitude-modulated maskers. I. Behavioural auditory thresholds in a songbird. Eur J Neurosci 13: 1025 - 32
  • Klump GM, Langemann U, Gleich O (2000) The European starling as a model for understanding perceptual mechanisms. In: Manley GA, Fastl H, Koessl M, Oeckinghaus H, Klump GM, (eds) Auditory worlds: Sensory Analysis and Perception in Animals and Man. Wiley-Verlag Chemie, Weinheim, pp 193 - 211.
  • Langemann U, Tavares JP, Peake TM, McGregor PK (2000) Response of great tits to escalating patterns of playback. Behaviour 137: 451 - 471
  • Langemann U, Hamann I, Friebe A (1999) A behavioral test of presbycusis in the bird auditory system. Hear Res 137: 68 - 76
  • Klump GM, Langemann U, Nieder A (1998) Mechanisms that improve signal detection in noise: a study of comodulation masking release in a songbird. In: Palmer AR, Rees A, Summerfield AQ, Meddis R (eds) Psychphysical and physiological advances in hearing. Whurr Publishers, London, pp 270 - 276
  • Klump GM, Köppl C, Gleich O, Langemann U, Dyson ML (1998) Muster der Erregung im Hörsystem von Vögeln: Von den Antworten der Hörnervenfasern zur Wahrnehmung. Zeitschrift für Audiologie, Suppl.1, pp 13 - 16
  • Langemann U, Gauger B, Klump GM (1998) Auditory sensitivity in the great tit: Perception of signals in the presence and absence of noise. Anim Behav 56: 763 - 769
  • Buus S, Klump GM, Gleich O, Langemann U (1995) An excitation-pattern model for the starling (Sturnus vulgaris). J Acoust Soc Am 98: 112 - 124
  • Klump GM, Langemann U (1995) Comodulation masking release in a songbird. Hear Res 87: 157 - 164
  • Langemann U, Klump GM, Dooling RJ (1995) Critical bands and critical-ratio bandwidth in the European starling. Hear Res 84: 167 - 176
  • Klump GM, Langemann U (1992) The detection of frequency and amplitude modulation in the European starling (Sturnus vulgaris): psychoacoustics and neurophysiology. In: Cazals Y, Demany L, Horner K (eds) Auditory physiology and perception. Pergamon Press, Oxford, pp 353 - 359
  • Langemann U, Klump GM (1992) Frequency discrimination in the European starling (Sturnus vulgaris): A comparison of different measures. Hear Res 63: 43 - 51



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