Smart bats click twice

Elife. 2018 Apr 13:7:e36561. doi: 10.7554/eLife.36561.


The acoustic representation of the outside world in the midbrain of a bat becomes more precise as it uses double clicks to locate closer objects.

Keywords: 3D receptive fields; Eptesicus fuscus; bats; echolocation; free flying; neuroscience; superior colliculus.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Acoustics
  • Animals
  • Chiroptera*
  • Echolocation*
  • Mesencephalon