- 一般社団法人 日本生物物理学会
- 生物物理 (ISSN:05824052)
- vol.32, no.3, pp.147-153, 1992-05-25 (Released:2009-05-25)
Barn owls localize sound most accurately among all animals. Studies on the brain mechanisms of their sound localization represent a case where many important questions in sensory physiology can be addressed in a straightforward way. This article will review our current understanding of how neurons in the owl's auditory system create their selectivity to position of sounds.