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BOOKS

  • Sterbing-D'Angelo, S.J., Moss, C.F., Air flow sensing in bats. In: „Flow Sensing in Air and Water – Behavioral, Neural and Engineering Principles of Operation“. (Bleckmann, H., Mogdans, J., Coombs, S.L.,eds.). Springer, New York, Heidelberg. Pp. 197-213. ISBN 978-3-642-41446-6., 2014
  • Moss, C.F., and Shettleworth, S. (Editors), Neuroethological studies of cognitive and perceptual processes. Westview Press, 1996.
  • Thomas, J.T., Moss, C.F., and Vater, M. (Editors), Advances in the study of echolocation in bats and dolphins. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2004.

ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

  • Genevieve S. Wright, Chen Chiu, Wei Xian, Gerald S. Wilkinson and Cynthia F. Moss, Social calls of flying big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus). Frontiers in Physiology 16 August 2013 doi:10.3389/fphys.2013.00214 (pdf)
  • James G. Heys, Katrina M. MacLeod, Cynthia F. Moss, and Michael E. Hasselmo, Bat and Rat Neurons Differ in Theta-Frequency Resonance Despite Similar Coding of Space. Science 19 April 2013: Vol. 340 no. 6130 pp. 363-367 DOI: 10.1126/science.1233831 (pdf)
  • Cynthia F. Moss, Chen Chiu and Annemarie Surlykke, Adaptive vocal behavior drives perception by echolocation in bats. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 2011, 21:645–652 (pdf)
  • Yossi Yovel, Ben Falk, Cynthia F. Moss, Nachum Ulanovsky, Active Control of Acoustic Field-of-View in a Biosonar System. PLoS Biology, September 2011, Volume 9, Issue 9, e1001150 (pdf)
  • Genevieve Spanjer Wright, Gerald S. Wilkinson, Cynthia F. Moss, Social learning of a novel foraging task by big brown bats, Eptesicus fuscus. Animal Behaviour (2011), doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.07.044 (pdf)
  • Susanne Sterbing-D’Angelo, Mohit Chadha, Chen Chiu, Ben Falk, Wei Xian, Janna Barcelo, John M. Zook, and Cynthia F. Moss, Bat wing sensors support flight control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, June 20, 2011, doi:10.1073/pnas.1018740108 (pdf)
  • Ben Falk, Tameeka Williams, Murat Aytekin, Cynthia F. Moss, Adaptive behavior for texture discrimination by the free-flying big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus. J Comp Physiol A (2011) DOI 10.1007/s00359-010-0621-6. (pdf)
  • M. Chadha, C. F. Moss, S. J. Sterbing-D’Angelo, Organization of the primary somatosensory cortex and wing representation in the Big Brown Bat, Eptesicus fuscus. J Comp Physiol A (2011) 197:89–96: DOI 10.1007/s00359-010-0590-9 (pdf)
  • Ulanovsky, N. and Moss, C.F., Dynamics of hippocampal spatial representation in echolocating bats. Hippocampus,2009, DOI: 10.1002/hipo.20731; 2011, Volume 21, 2, 150–161. (pdf)
  • Aytekin, M., Mao, B., and Moss, C.F., Spatial perception and adaptive sonar behavior. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2010, 128, Issue 6, 3788-3798. (pdf)
  • Chen Chiu, Puduru Viswanadha Reddy, Wei Xian, Perinkulam S. Krishnaprasad, and Cynthia F. Moss, Effects of competitive prey capture on flight behavior and sonar beam pattern in paired big brown bats, Eptesicus fuscus. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 2010: 213, 3348-3356 doi:10.1242/jeb.044818. (pdf)
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  • Cynthia F. Moss, and Annemarie Surlykke, Probing the natural scene by echolocation in bats. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, August 2010: Volume 4, Article 33, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2010.00033. (pdf)
  • Yossi Yovel, Ben Falk, Cynthia F. Moss, Nachum Ulanovsky, Optimal Localization by Pointing Off Axis. Science 5 February 2010: Vol. 327. no. 5966, pp. 701 - 704 DOI: 10.1126/science.1183310. (pdf)
  • Bohn, K., Moss, C.F., Wilkinson, G, Pup Guarding by Greater Spear-Nosed Bats. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 4 May 2009, DOI 10.1007/s00265-009-0776-8. (pdf)
  • Chiu, C., Xian, W. and Moss, C.F., Adaptive echolocation behavior in bats for the analysis of auditory scenes. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 2009, 212, 1392-1404. (pdf)
  • Kaushik Ghose, Jeffrey D. Triblehorn, Kari Bohn, David D. Yager and Cynthia F. Moss, Behavioral responses of big brown bats to dives by praying mantises. J. Exp. Biol. 2009, 212,693 -703. (pdf)
  • Surlykke, A., Ghose, K., and Moss, C.F, Acoustic scanning of natural scenes by echolocation in bats. Journal of Experimental Biology, 2008, 212: 1011-1020. (pdf)
  • Chiu, C., Xian, W. and Moss, C.F., Flying in silence: Echolocating bats cease vocalizing to avoid sonar jamming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 2008, 105: NO.35, 13115-13120 (pdf), (supplemental pdf).
  • Ulanovsky, N. and Moss, C.F., What the bat’s voice tells the bat’s brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, invited perspective, 2008, 105: 8491-8498 (pdf).
  • Aytekin, M., Moss, C.F., and Simon, J.Z., A sensory-motor approach to sound localization. Neural Computation, 2008, 20: 603-635 (pdf),
  • (supplemental pdf).
  • Triblehorn, J. D., Ghose, K., Bohn, K., Moss, C.F. and Yager, D.D., Free-flight encounters between praying mantids (Parasphendale agrionina) and bats (Eptesicus fuscus). Journal of Experimental Biology, 2008, 211: 555-562 (pdf).
  • Ghose, K., Horiuchi, T.K, Moss, C.F., Flying big brown bats emit a beam with two lobes in the dorso-ventral plane. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2007, 122 (6): 3717-3724 (pdf).
  • Chen Chiu and Cynthia F. Moss, The role of the external ear in vertical sound localization in the free flying bat, Eptesicus fuscus. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, April 2007, Volume 121, Issue 4, pp. 2227-2235 (pdf).
  • Shiva R. Sinha and Cynthia F. Moss, Vocal Premotor Activity in the Superior Colliculus. The Journal of Neuroscience, January 3, 2007, 27(1):98-110; doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2683-06.2007 (pdf).
  • Kirsten M. Bohn, Gerald S. Wilkinson & Cynthia F. Moss, Discrimination of infant isolation calls by female greater spear-nosed bats, Phyllostomus hastatus. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 2007, 73, 423e432 (pdf).
  • Ulanovsky, N and Moss, C.F., Hippocampal cellular and network activity in freely-moving echolocating bats. Nature Neuroscience, 2007, 10(2): 224-233 (pdf).
  • Bohn, K.M., Moss, C.F. and Wilkinson, G.S., Correlated evolution between hearing sensitivity and socal calls in bats. Biology Letters, Royal Society, 2006 June 27, doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2006.0501 (pdf).
  • Ghose, K. Horiuchi, T.K., Krishnaprasad, P.S. and Moss, C.F., Echolocating bats use a prey intercept strategy that is time-optimal in a local, piece-wise linear sense. Public Library of Science Biology, 2006, 4 (5): e108 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., Bohn, K and Gilkenson, H. and Surlykke, A, Active listening for spatial orientation in a complex auditory scene. Public Library of Science Biology, 2006,4 (4): 615-626 (pdf).
  • Ghose, K. and Moss, C.F., Steering by hearing: An adaptive linear relationship links a bat's acoustic gaze to its flight motor planning. Journal of Neuroscience, 2006, 26: 1704-1710 (pdf).
  • Jensen, M.E, Moss, C.F., and Surlykke, A, Echolocating bats can use acoustic landmarks for spatial orientation. Journal of Experimental Biology, 2005, 208: 4399-4410 (pdf).
  • Aytekin, M., Grassi, E., Sahota, M., and Moss, C.F., The bat head-related transfer function reveals binaural cues for sound localization in azimuth and elevation. Journal of The acoustical society of America, 2004 (pdf).
  • Bohn, K.M., Boughman, J.W., Wilkinson, G.S., and Moss, C.F., Auditory sensitivity and frequency selectivity in greater spear-nosed bats suggest specializations for acoustic communication. Journal of Comparative Psysiology, A., 2004, Vol. 190 (3), 185-192 (pdf).
  • Schuller, G., and Moss, C.F., Vocal Control and acoustically guided behavior in bats. In J.Thomas, C.F. Moss and M.Vater (Eds.). Echolocation in bats and dolphins, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2004, 3-16 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., and Sinha, S.R., Neurobiology of echolocation in bats. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, Vol. 13 (6), Invited contribution, 2003: 755-762 (pdf).
  • Schnitzler, H.-U., Moss, C.F., and Denzinger, A., From spatial orientation to food acquisition in echolocating bats. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 2003, Vol. 18 (8): 386-394 (pdf). (pdf).
  • Ghose, K., and Moss, C.F., The sonar beam pattern of a flying bat as it tracks tethered insects. Journal of the Acoustical society of America, 2003, 114 (2), 1120-1131 (August) (pdf).
  • Simmons, J.A., Wotton, J.M., Ferragamo, M.J., and Moss, C.F., Transformation of external-ear spectral cues into perceived delays by the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2002, 111(6): 2771-2782 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., and Surlykke, A., Auditory scene analysis by echolocation in bats. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2001, 110: 2207-2226 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., and Carr, C.E., Comparative psychology of audition. In R. Nelson and M. Gallagher (Eds) Comprehensive Handbook of Psychology, Wiley, 2002 (pdf).
  • Erwin, H., Wilson, W.W., and Moss, C.F., A computational sensorimotor model of bat echolocation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2001, 110: 1176-1187 (pdf).
  • Ghose, K., Zotkin, D, Duraiswami, R., and Moss, C.F., Multimodal localization of a flying bat. Proceedings of the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Salt Lake City, 2001, SAM-P7.10 (pdf).
  • Wilson, W.W., and Moss, C.F., Sensory-motor behavior of free-flying FM bats during target capture. In J. Thomas, C.F. Moss and M. Vater (Eds.) Advances in the study of echolocation in bats and dolphins, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2004, 22-27 (pdf).
  • Valentine, D. E., Sinha, S., and Moss, C.F., Orienting responses and vocalizations produced by microstimulation in the superior colliculus of the echolocating bat, Eptesicus fuscus. Journal of Comparative Physiology, 2002, 188: 89-108 (pdf).
  • Boughman, J., and Moss, C.F., Vocal learning and development of mammal and bird calls. In A. Simmons, A. Popper and R. Fay (Eds.) Animal Communication, 2003 (pdf).
  • Wadsworth, J., and Moss, C.F., Vocal control of acoustic information for sonar discriminations by the echolocating bat, Eptesicus fuscus. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2000, 107: 2265-2271 (pdf).
  • Surlykke, A., and Moss, C.F., Echolocation behavior of big brown bats, Eptesicus fuscus, in the field and the laboratory. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2000, 108 (5) 2419-2429 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., Echolocation. In R. Wilson and F. Keil (Eds.) MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences, 1999, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 253-255.
  • Moss, C.F., Echolocation. In Mc-Graw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, New York, 1999, 127-129.
  • Grossetęte, A., and Moss, C.F., Target flutter rate discrimination by bats using frequencymodulated sonar sounds: Behavior and signal processing models. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 1998, 103: 2167-2176 (pdf).
  • Simmons, J.A., Ferragamo, M., and Moss, C.F., Echo-delay resolution in sonar images of the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus. In T.H. Kunz and P.A. Racey (Editors) Bat Biology and Conservation, 1998, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1998, 220-230 (pdf).
  • Valentine, D.E. and Moss, C.F., Sensorimotor integration in bat sonar. In T.H. Kunz and P.A. Racey (Editors) Bats: Phylogeny, Morphology, Echolocation and Conservation Biology. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1998, 220-230 (pdf).
  • Schnitzler, H.-U., and Moss, C.F., Echolocation. In T.H. Kunz and P.A. Racey (Editors) Bat Biology and Conservation, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1998, 181-182 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., Redish, D., Gounden, C., and Kunz, T.H., Ontogeny of vocal signals in the little brown bat, Myotis lucifugus. Animal Behaviour, 1997, 54: 131-141 (pdf).
  • Valentine, D.E., and Moss, C.F., Spatially Selective Auditory Responses in the Superior Colliculus of the Echolocating Bat. Journal of Neuroscience, 1997, 17: 1720-1733 (pdf).
  • Dror, I.E., Zagaeski, M., and Moss, C.F., Neural network sonar as a perceptual modality for robotics. In O. Omidvar and P. van der Smagt (Editors) Neural systems for robotics. Ablex: Norwood, NJ, 1997, pp. 1-15 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., and Simmons, J.A., Perception along the axis of target range in the echolocating bat. In Neuroethological studies of cognitive and perceptual processes, (C. Moss and S. Shettleworth, Eds.), Westview Press, 1996, pp. 253-279 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., and Schnitzler, H.-U., Behavioral studies of auditory information processing. In R. Fay and A. Popper (Editors) Springer Handbook of Auditory Research. Hearing by bats Springer-Verlag: Berlin, 1995, pp. 87-145 (pdf).
  • Simmons, A.M., and Moss, C.F., Reflex modification: a tool for assessing basic auditory function in anuran amphibians. In R. Dooling, R. Fay, G. Klump, and W. Stebbins (Editors.) Methods in comparative acoustics. Birkhauser, 1995, pp. 197-208 (pdf).
  • Dror, I.E., Zagaeski, M., and Moss, C.F., Three-dimensional target recognition via sonar: A neural network model. Neural Networks. 1995, 8: 143-154 (pdf).
  • Simmons, J.A., Saillant, P.A., Wotton, J.M., Haresign, T., Ferragamo, M., And Moss, C.F., Composition of biosonar images for target recognition by echolocating bats. Neural Networks, 1995, 1239-1261 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., and Zagaeski, M., Acoustic information available to bats using frequency modulated sonar sounds for the perception of insect prey. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 1994, 95: 2745-2756 (pdf).
  • Burkard, R., and Moss, C.F., The brain-stem auditory-evoked response in the big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) to clicks and frequency modulated sweeps. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 1994, 96: 801-810 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F. and Simmons, J.A., Acoustic image representation of a point target in the bat Eptesicus fuscus: Evidence for sensitivity to echo phase in bat sonar. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 1993, 93: 1553-1562 (pdf).
  • Simmons, J.A., Moss, C.F., and Ferragamo, M., Convergence of temporal and spectral information into acoustic images of complex sonar targets perceived by the echolocating bat, Eptesicus fuscus. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 1990, 166: 449-470 (pdf).
  • Simmons, J.A., Ferragamo, M., Moss, C.F., Stevenson, S., and Altes, R.A., Discrimination of jittered sonar echoes by the echolocating bat, Eptesicus fuscus: The shape of target images in echolocation. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 1990, 167: 589-616 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., and Schnitzler, H.-U., Accuracy of target ranging in echolocating bats: Acoustic information processing. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 1989, 165: 383-393 (pdf).
  • Moss, C. F., Ontogeny of vocal signals in the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus. In P.E. Nachtigall & P.W.B. Moore (Eds.), Animal Sonar: Processes and Performance. New York: Plenum Press, 1988, 115-120 (pdf).
  • Moss, C.F., and Dethier, V.G., Central nervous system regulation of finicky feeding in the blowfly. Behavioral Neuroscience, 1983, 97:541-548 (pdf).
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