Walter Heiligenberg - Publications

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1973-1994 Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 
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behavioral physiology
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1996 Heiligenberg W, Metzner W, Wong CJ, Keller CH. Motor control of the jamming avoidance response of Apteronotus leptorhynchus: evolutionary changes of a behavior and its neuronal substrates. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 179: 653-74. PMID 8888577  1
1995 Alves-Gomes JA, Ortí G, Haygood M, Heiligenberg W, Meyer A. Phylogenetic analysis of the South American electric fishes (order Gymnotiformes) and the evolution of their electrogenic system: a synthesis based on morphology, electrophysiology, and mitochondrial sequence data. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 12: 298-318. PMID 7700155  1
1994 Spiro JE, Brose N, Heinemann SF, Heiligenberg W. Immunolocalization of NMDA receptors in the central nervous system of weakly electric fish: functional implications for the modulation of a neuronal oscillator. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 14: 6289-99. PMID 7931581  1
1994 Kennedy G, Heiligenberg W. Ultrastructural evidence of GABA-ergic inhibition and glutamatergic excitation in the pacemaker nucleus of the gymnotiform electric fish, Hypopomus. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 174: 267-80. PMID 7908694 DOI: 10.1007/BF00240210  1
1992 Hagedorn M, Vischer HA, Heiligenberg W. Development of the jamming avoidance response and its morphological correlates in the gymnotiform electric fish, Eigenmannia. Journal of Neurobiology. 23: 1446-66. PMID 1487744 DOI: 10.1002/neu.480231007  1
1992 Heiligenberg W, Kawasaki M. An internal current source yields immunity of electrosensory information processing to unusually strong jamming in electric fish. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 171: 309-16. PMID 1447722 DOI: 10.1007/BF00223961  1
1992 Zupanc GK, Heiligenberg W. The structure of the diencephalic prepacemaker nucleus revisited: light microscopic and ultrastructural studies. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 323: 558-69. PMID 1385493 DOI: 10.1002/cne.903230408  1
1991 Heiligenberg W. The neural basis of behavior: a neuroethological view. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 14: 247-67. PMID 2031571 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.ne.14.030191.001335  1
1991 Viete S, Heiligenberg W. The development of the Jamming Avoidance Response (JAR) in Eigenmannia: an innate behavior indeed. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 169: 15-23. PMID 1941715 DOI: 10.1007/BF00198169  1
1991 Heiligenberg W. Sensory control of behavior in electric fish. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 1: 633-7. PMID 1822309 DOI: 10.1016/S0959-4388(05)80041-8  1
1991 Metzner W, Heiligenberg W. The coding of signals in the electric communication of the gymnotiform fish Eigenmannia: from electroreceptors to neurons in the torus semicircularis of the midbrain. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 169: 135-50. PMID 1748973 DOI: 10.1007/BF00215861  1
1991 Zupanc GK, Maler L, Heiligenberg W. Somatostatin-like immunoreactivity in the region of the prepacemaker nucleus in weakly electric knifefish, Eigenmannia: a quantitative analysis. Brain Research. 559: 249-60. PMID 1724406 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(91)90009-K  1
1991 Heiligenberg W. Recent advances in the study of electroreception. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 1: 187-91. PMID 1687957 DOI: 10.1016/0959-4388(91)90076-J  1
1991 Keller CH, Kawasaki M, Heiligenberg W. The control of pacemaker modulations for social communication in the weakly electric fish Sternopygus. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 169: 441-50. PMID 1685751 DOI: 10.1007/BF00197656  1
1991 Heiligenberg W, Keller CH, Metzner W, Kawasaki M. Structure and function of neurons in the complex of the nucleus electrosensorius of the gymnotiform fish Eigenmannia: detection and processing of electric signals in social communication. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 169: 151-64. PMID 1684205 DOI: 10.1007/BF00215862  1
1991 Heiligenberg W. The jamming avoidance response of the electric fish, Eigenmannia: computational rules and their neuronal implementation Seminars in Neuroscience. 3: 3-18. DOI: 10.1016/1044-5765(91)90062-S  1
1990 Heiligenberg W. Electrosensory systems in fish. Synapse (New York, N.Y.). 6: 196-206. PMID 2237781 DOI: 10.1002/syn.890060212  1
1990 Kawasaki M, Heiligenberg W. Different classes of glutamate receptors and GABA mediate distinct modulations of a neuronal oscillator, the medullary pacemaker of a gymnotiform electric fish. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 10: 3896-904. PMID 1980133  1
1990 Keller CH, Maler L, Heiligenberg W. Structural and functional organization of a diencephalic sensory-motor interface in the gymnotiform fish, Eigenmannia. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 293: 347-76. PMID 1691214 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902930304  1
1989 Kawasaki M, Heiligenberg W. Distinct mechanisms of modulation in a neuronal oscillator generate different social signals in the electric fish Hypopomus. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 165: 731-41. PMID 2810147 DOI: 10.1007/BF00610872  1
1989 Szabo T, Heiligenberg W, Ravaille-Veron M. HRP labeling and ultrastructural localization of prepacemaker terminals within the medullary pacemaker nucleus of the weakly electric gymnotiform fish Apteronotus leptorhynchus. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 284: 169-73. PMID 2754033 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902840202  1
1989 Heiligenberg W. Coding and processing of electrosensory information in gymnotiform fish. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 146: 255-75. PMID 2689565  1
1989 Vischer HA, Lannoo MJ, Heiligenberg W. Development of the electrosensory nervous system in Eigenmannia (Gymnotiformes): I. The peripheral nervous system. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 290: 16-40. PMID 2592608 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902900103  1
1989 Dye J, Heiligenberg W, Keller CH, Kawasaki M. Different classes of glutamate receptors mediate distinct behaviors in a single brainstem nucleus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 86: 8993-7. PMID 2573071 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.86.22.8993  1
1989 Keller CH, Heiligenberg W. From distributed sensory processing to discrete motor representations in the diencephalon of the electric fish, Eigenmannia. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 164: 565-76. PMID 2565397 DOI: 10.1007/BF00614499  1
1989 Zupanc GK, Heiligenberg W. Sexual maturity-dependent changes in neuronal morphology in the prepacemaker nucleus of adult weakly electric knifefish, Eigenmannia. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 9: 3816-27. PMID 2479726  1
1988 Rose GJ, Kawasaki M, Heiligenberg W. 'Recognition units' at the top of a neuronal hierarchy? Prepacemaker neurons in Eigenmannia code the sign of frequency differences unambiguously. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 162: 759-72. PMID 3397919 DOI: 10.1007/BF00610965  1
1988 Hagedorn M, Heiligenberg W, Carr C. The development of the jamming avoidance response in the weakly electric fish, Eigenmannia. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 31: 161-9. PMID 3370443 DOI: 10.1159/000116583  1
1988 Kawasaki M, Heiligenberg W. Individual prepacemaker neurons can modulate the pacemaker cycle of the gymnotiform electric fish, Eigenmannia. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 162: 13-21. PMID 3351783 DOI: 10.1007/BF01342699  1
1988 Heiligenberg W. Electrosensory maps form a substrate for the distributed and parallel control of behavioral responses in weakly electric fish. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 31: 6-16. PMID 3334906  1
1988 Baldi P, Heiligenberg W. How sensory maps could enhance resolution through ordered arrangements of broadly tuned receivers. Biological Cybernetics. 59: 313-8. PMID 3196776 DOI: 10.1007/BF00332921  1
1988 Kawasaki M, Rose G, Heiligenberg W. Temporal hyperacuity in single neurons of electric fish. Nature. 336: 173-6. PMID 2847057 DOI: 10.1038/336173a0  1
1988 Kawasaki M, Maler L, Rose GJ, Heiligenberg W. Anatomical and functional organization of the prepacemaker nucleus in gymnotiform electric fish: the accommodation of two behaviors in one nucleus. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 276: 113-31. PMID 2461396 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902760108  1
1988 Heiligenberg W. Neural Mechanisms of Perception and Motor Control in a Weakly Electric Fish Advances in the Study of Behavior. 18: 73-98. DOI: 10.1016/S0065-3454(08)60310-1  1
1987 Mathieson WB, Heiligenberg W, Maler L. Ultrastructural studies of physiologically identified electrosensory afferent synapses in the gymnotiform fish, Eigenmannia. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 255: 526-37. PMID 3819029 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902550405  1
1987 Heiligenberg W. Central processing of sensory information in electric fish. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 161: 621-31. PMID 3681771 DOI: 10.1007/BF00603665  1
1987 Heiligenberg W, Rose GJ. The optic tectum of the gymnotiform electric fish, Eigenmannia: labeling of physiologically identified cells. Neuroscience. 22: 331-40. PMID 3627446 DOI: 10.1016/0306-4522(87)90224-7  1
1987 Dye J, Heiligenberg W. Intracellular recording in the medullary pacemaker nucleus of the weakly electric fish, Apteronotus, during modulatory behaviors. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 161: 187-200. PMID 3625572 DOI: 10.1007/BF00615240  1
1987 Rose G, Keller C, Heiligenberg W. 'Ancestral' neural mechanisms of electrolocation suggest a substrate for the evolution of the jamming avoidance response. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 160: 491-500. PMID 3598922 DOI: 10.1007/BF00615082  1
1986 Carr CE, Heiligenberg W, Rose GJ. A time-comparison circuit in the electric fish midbrain. I. Behavior and physiology. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 6: 107-19. PMID 3944612  1
1986 Rose G, Heiligenberg W. Limits of phase and amplitude sensitivity in the torus semicircularis of Eigenmannia. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 159: 813-22. PMID 3806438 DOI: 10.1007/BF00603734  1
1986 Heiligenberg W, Rose G. Gating of sensory information: joint computations of phase and amplitude data in the midbrain of the electric fish, Eigenmannia. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 159: 311-24. PMID 3772827 DOI: 10.1007/BF00603977  1
1986 Rose G, Heiligenberg W. Neural coding of difference frequencies in the midbrain of the electric fish Eigenmannia: reading the sense of rotation in an amplitude-phase plane. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 158: 613-24. PMID 3735159 DOI: 10.1007/BF00603818  1
1985 Rose G, Heiligenberg W. Temporal hyperacuity in the electric sense of fish. Nature. 318: 178-80. PMID 4058594 DOI: 10.1038/318178a0  1
1985 Rose G, Heiligenberg W. Structure and function of electrosensory neurons in the torus semicircularis of Eigenmannia: morphological correlates of phase and amplitude sensitivity. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 5: 2269-80. PMID 4020437  1
1985 Heiligenberg W, Rose G. Phase and amplitude computations in the midbrain of an electric fish: intracellular studies of neurons participating in the jamming avoidance response of Eigenmannia. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 5: 515-31. PMID 3973680  1
1985 Hagedorn M, Heiligenberg W. Court and spark: electric signals in the courtship and mating of gymnotoid fish Animal Behaviour. 33: 254-265. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(85)80139-1  1
1984 Heiligenberg W, Bastian J. The electric sense of weakly electric fish. Annual Review of Physiology. 46: 561-83. PMID 6324664 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.ph.46.030184.003021  1
1984 Meyer JH, Zakon HH, Heiligenberg W. Steroid influences upon the electrosensory system of weakly electric fish: direct effects upon discharge frequencies with indirect effects upon electroreceptor tuning Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 154: 625-631. DOI: 10.1007/BF01350215  1
1982 Heiligenberg W, Dye J. Labelling of electroreceptive afferents in a gymnotoid fish by intracellular injection of HRP: The mystery of multiple maps Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 148: 287-296. DOI: 10.1007/BF00679013  1
1981 Carr CE, Maler L, Heiligenberg W, Sas E. Laminar organization of the afferent and efferent systems of the torus semicircularis of gymnotiform fish: morphological substrates for parallel processing in the electrosensory system. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 203: 649-70. PMID 7035506 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902030406  1
1981 Heiligenberg W, Finger T, Matsubara J, Carr C. Input to the medullary pacemaker nucleus in the weakly electric fish, Eigenmannia (sternopygidae, gymnotiformes). Brain Research. 211: 418-23. PMID 7016257 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(81)90966-5  1
1981 Heiligenberg W, Partridge BL. How electroreceptors encode JAR-eliciting stimulus regimes: Reading trajectories in a phase-amplitude plane Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 142: 295-308. DOI: 10.1007/BF00605443  1
1981 Partridge BL, Heiligenberg W, Matsubara J. The neural basis of a sensory filter in the Jamming Avoidance Response: No grandmother cells in sight Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 145: 153-168. DOI: 10.1007/BF00605030  1
1980 Heiligenberg W. The jamming avoidance response in the weakly electric fish Eigenmannia. A behavior controlled by distributed evaluation of electroreceptive afferences. Die Naturwissenschaften. 67: 499-507. PMID 7432544 DOI: 10.1007/BF01047630  1
1980 Bastian J, Heiligenberg W. Phase-sensitive midbrain neurons in Eigenmannia: neural correlates of the jamming avoidance response. Science (New York, N.Y.). 209: 828-31. PMID 7403849  1
1980 Heiligenberg W. The evaluation of electroreceptive feedback in a gymnotoid fish with pulse-type electric organ discharges Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 138: 173-185. DOI: 10.1007/BF00680441  1
1980 Partridge BL, Heiligenberg W. Three's a crowd? Predicting Eigenmannia's responses to multiple jamming Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 136: 153-164. DOI: 10.1007/BF00656909  1
1980 Bastian J, Heiligenberg W. Neural correlates of the jamming avoidance response of Eigenmannia Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 136: 135-152. DOI: 10.1007/BF00656908  1
1980 Heiligenberg W, Bastian J. The control of Eigenmannia's pacemaker by distributed evaluation of electroreceptive afferences Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 136: 113-133. DOI: 10.1007/BF00656907  1
1978 Heiligenberg W, Altes RA. Phase sensitivity in electroreception. Science (New York, N.Y.). 199: 1001-4. PMID 622577  1
1978 Heiligenberg W, Baker C, Matsubara J. The Jamming Avoidance Response in Eigenmannia revisited: The structure of a neuronal democracy Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 127: 267-286. DOI: 10.1007/BF01350117  1
1978 Heiligenberg W, Baker C, Bastian J. The jamming avoidance response in gymnotoid pulse-species: A mechanism to minimize the probability of pulse-train coincidence Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 124: 211-224. DOI: 10.1007/BF00657053  1
1978 Matsubara J, Heiligenberg W. How well do electric fish electrolocate under jamming? Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 125: 285-290. DOI: 10.1007/BF00656862  1
1978 Hopkins CD, Heiligenberg WF. Evolutionary designs for electric signals and electroreceptors in gymnotoid fishes of Surinam Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 3: 113-134. DOI: 10.1007/BF00294985  1
1977 Heiligenberg W. Releasing and motivating functions of stimulus patterns in animal behavior: the ends of a spectrum. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 290: 60-71. PMID 276308  1
1976 Heiligenberg W. The interaction of stimulus patterns controlling aggressiveness in the cichild fish Haplochromis burtoni Animal Behaviour. 24: 452-458. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(76)80054-1  1
1976 Heiligenberg W. Electrolocation and jamming avoidance in the mormyrid fish Brienomyrus Journal of Comparative Physiology ■ A. 109: 357-372. DOI: 10.1007/BF00663615  1
1976 Meyer DL, Heiligenberg W, Bullock TH. The ventral substrate response - A new postural control mechanism in fishes Journal of Comparative Physiology ■ A. 109: 59-68. DOI: 10.1007/BF00663435  1
1976 Heiligenberg W. Chemical stimuli and reproduction in fish. Introduction Experientia. 32: 1091.  1
1975 Bullock TH, Behrend K, Heiligenberg W. Comparison of the jamming avoidance responses in gymnotoid and gymnarchid electric fish: a case of convergent evolution of behavior and its sensory basis J.Comp.Physiol.Ser.A. 103: 97-121. DOI: 10.1007/BF01380047  1
1975 Heiligenberg W. Electrolocation and jamming avoidance in the electric fish Gymnarchus niloticus (Gymnarchidae, Mormyriformes) J.Comp.Physiol.Ser.A. 103: 55-67. DOI: 10.1007/BF01380044  1
1975 Heiligenberg W. Theoretical and experimental approaches to spatial aspects of electrolocation J.Comp.Physiol.Ser.A. 103: 247-272. DOI: 10.1007/BF00612021  1
1975 Bullock TH, Behrend K, Heiligenberg W. Comparison of the jamming avoidance responses in gymnotoid and gymnarchid electric fish: a case of convergent evolution of behavior and its sensory basis J.Comp.Physiol.Ser.A. 103: 97-121.  1
1974 Heiligenberg W. Processes Governing Behavioral States of Readiness Advances in the Study of Behavior. 5: 173-200. DOI: 10.1016/S0065-3454(08)60022-4  1
1974 Heiligenberg W. Electrolocation and jamming avoidance in a Hypopygus (Rhamphichthyidae, Gymnotoidei), an electric fish with pulse-type discharges Journal of Comparative Physiology. 91: 223-240. DOI: 10.1007/BF00698054  1
1973 Heiligenberg W. 'Electromotor' response in the electric fish Eigenmannia (Rhamphichthyidae, Gymnotoidei) Nature. 243: 301-302. DOI: 10.1038/243301a0  1
1973 Heiligenberg W. Random processes describing the occurrence of behavioural patterns in a cichlid fish Animal Behaviour. 21: 169-182. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(73)80057-0  1
1973 Heiligenberg W. Electrolocation of objects in the electric fish Eigenmannia (Rhamphichthyidae, Gymnotoidei) Journal of Comparative Physiology. 87: 137-164. DOI: 10.1007/BF01352158  1
1972 Heiligenberg W, Kramer U. Aggressiveness as a function of external stimulation Journal of Comparative Physiology. 77: 332-340. DOI: 10.1007/BF00696433  1
1972 Heiligenberg W, Kramer U, Schulz V. The angular orientation of the black eye-bar in Haplochromis burtoni (Cichlidae, Pisces) and its relevance to aggressivity Zeitschrift FüR Vergleichende Physiologie. 76: 168-176. DOI: 10.1007/BF00455960  1
1969 Heiligenberg W. The effect of stimulus chirps on a cricket's chirping (Acheta domesticus) Zeitschrift FüR Vergleichende Physiologie. 65: 70-97. DOI: 10.1007/BF00297990  1
1966 Heiligenberg W. The stimulation of territorial singing in house crickets (Acheta domesticus) Zeitschrift FüR Vergleichende Physiologie. 53: 114-129. DOI: 10.1007/BF00343731  1
1965 Heiligenberg W. The suppression of behavioral activities by frightening stimuli Zeitschrift FüR Vergleichende Physiologie. 50: 660-672. DOI: 10.1007/BF00365258  1
1965 Heiligenberg W. The effect of external stimuli on the attack readiness of a cichlid fish Zeitschrift FüR Vergleichende Physiologie. 49: 459-464. DOI: 10.1007/BF00298113  1
1965 Heiligenberg W. A quantitative analysis of digging movements and their relationship to aggressive behaviour in cichlids Animal Behaviour. 13: 163-170.  1
1963 Heiligenberg W. Ursachen für das Auftreten von Instinktbewegungen bei einem Fische (Pelmatochromis subocellatus kribensisBoul., Cichlidae) Zeitschrift FüR Vergleichende Physiologie. 47: 339-380. DOI: 10.1007/BF00343143  1
1962 Heiligenberg W. Die Erschließung des Wirkungsgefüges der Motivation von Instinktverhalten Die Naturwissenschaften. 49: 68-69. DOI: 10.1007/BF00595401  1
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