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RE: Songbird audiograms

To: "'Martin Braun'" <>, <>
Subject: RE: Songbird audiograms
From: "Michael Stocker" <>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 08:55:34 -0700
Perhaps not, but it would be biologically expensive to have all of that
energy dedicated to high frequency vocalizations and not be able to hear it.
We could infer that they do use these sounds for something which involves
their being able to hear them - but at the moment it may not be indisputably

Michael Stocker

-----Original Message-----
 On Behalf Of Martin Braun
Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2008 12:14 PM
Subject: Re: Songbird audiograms

Dear friends,

it is not possible to infer from the sound spectrum of the calls of a
species anything about the hearing range of this species.


Martin Braun
Neuroscience of Music
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