Special Issue "Neurobiology and Biophysics of Sensory Systems"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2024 | Viewed by 3593
Animals rely on their sensory systems for information about both the external environment they interact with and the internal environment that determines their physiological performance. Sensory systems are important at every scale of the organism’s biology, from group dynamics such as schooling in fish, to chemotaxis in unicellular organisms. New sensory systems are described every year, while new techniques provide novel insights into previously explored systems. One of the most fascinating aspects of sensory systems is that while evolutionary diversification results in multiple sensory systems each responding to different stimuli, processes within the organism always produce some degree of multimodal sensory integration. This Special Issue is devoted to the neurobiology and biophysics of sensory systems with an emphasis on three main topics: descriptions of new sensory systems or neurobiological responses; the neural or biophysical diversification of sensory receptors and systems; and the integration of multimodal sensory systems. Manuscripts are welcome from any animal sensory system, from unicellular to group dynamics, and using approaches ranging from mathematical modeling through neural physiology to molecular analyses of transduction channels.
Prof. Dr. Bruce Young
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- sensory integration
- behavioral ecology
- neural “maps”
- sensory thresholds
- neural receptors