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Sensory-motor integration in Gnathonemus petersii

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Animals are inundated by stimuli as they undergo the challenges of daily life. To cope, they possess senses which allow them to obtain information from their environment. They can tune into important aspects of this information and decide on the most appropriate response, requiring coordination of the animal’s sensory and motor systems. This interaction is not one directional. Animals can actively shape their perception with self-driven motion. Weakly electric fishes are an excellent group of...

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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8048-8218

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Bonn- Institute of Zoology
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Supervisor
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Programme:
Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training Programme
Funding agency for:
Skeels, SE
Grant:
BB/M011224/1
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Programme:
Tinbergen Assistance Fund
Funding agency for:
Skeels, SE
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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