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Journal of Comparative Physiology A

Journal of Comparative Physiology A

Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology

Editor-in-Chief: Friedrich G. Barth

ISSN: 0340-7594 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-1351 (electronic version)

Journal no. 359

Celebrating 90 Years: 1924 – 2014

Friedrich G. Barth
Dear Colleague,
It was around Easter 1924 when the first issue of this Journal appeared as Zeitschrift für vergleichende Physiologie , with Karl von Frisch (Nobel laureate of 1973) and Alfred Kühn as the founding editors. Since then 199 volumes have appeared and 8,640 articles have been published in a total of 989 issues.
This year’s 200th volume underlines the eminent role played by the Journal of Comparative Physiology-A (JCP-A) as a modern forum for outstanding research on the neural, sensory, ecological, hormonal and other mechanisms involved in the shaping of natural animal behavior. From its beginning to this day JCP-A has been championing an integrative approach to biological research, addressing all levels of organization.
Find out more about the history of JCP-A in the Editorial published in the January issue 2014 (Volume 200, Issue 1) and enjoy your free trial access to a number of selected recent articles which will tell you more about the Journal’s aims and scope.
Yours sincerely,
Friedrich G. Barth
Editor- in - Chief

FREE TRIAL ACCESS TO SELECTED ARTICLES: 

- Valid until 31 December 2014 -

200 volumes in 90 years 

January 2014, Volume 200, Issue 1
Friedrich G. Barth

Out of phase: relevance of the medial septum for directional hearing and phonotaxis in the natural habitat of field crickets 

Open Access Article

February 2014, Volume 200, Issue 2
Stefan Hirtenlehner,
Heiner Römer,
Arne K. D. Schmidt

Evaporative respiratory cooling augments pit organ thermal detection in rattlesnakes 

December 2013, Volume 199, Issue 12
Viviana Cadena,
Denis V. Andrade,
Rafael P. Bovo,
Glenn J. Tattersall

The role of the coreceptor Orco in insect olfactory transduction 

November 2013, Volume 199, Issue 11
Monika Stengl,
Nico W. Funk

Parallel processing in the honeybee olfactory pathway: structure, function, and evolution 

Open Access Article

November 2013, Volume 199, Issue 11
Wolfgang Rössler,
Martin F. Brill

Insect–machine hybrid system for understanding and evaluating sensory-motor control by sex pheromone in Bombyx mori 

November 2013, Volume 199, Issue 11
Ryohei Kanzaki,
Ryo Minegishi,
Shigehiro Namiki,
Noriyasu Ando

A naturally occurring amino acid substitution in the voltage-dependent sodium channel selectivity filter affects channel gating 

October 2013, Volume 199, Issue 10
Mingming Wu,
Na Ye,
Biswa Sengupta,
Harold H. Zakon

The functional significance of lateral line canal morphology on the trunk of the marine teleost Xiphister atropurpureus (Stichaeidae) 

September 2013, Volume 199, Issue 9
Adrian Klein,
Heinrich Münz,
Horst Bleckmann

Severe constraints for sound communication in a frog from the South American temperate forest 

August 2013, Volume 199, Issue 8
Mario Penna,
Alicia Plaza,
Felipe N. Moreno-Gómez

Time disparity sensitive behavior and its neural substrates of a pulse-type gymnotiform electric fish, Brachyhypopomus gauderio 

July 2013, Volume 199, Issue 7
Atsuko Matsushita,
Grace Pyon,
Masashi Kawasaki

Hydrodynamic perception in true seals (Phocidae) and eared seals (Otariidae) 

June 2013, Volume 199, Issue 6
Wolf Hanke,
Sven Wieskotten,
Christopher Marshall,
Guido Dehnhardt

Consciousness in dolphins? A review of recent evidence 

June 2013, Volume 199, Issue 6
Heidi E. Harley

Neurons innervating the lamina in the butterfly, Papilio xuthus 

May 2013, Volume 199, Issue 5
Yoshitaka Hamanaka,
Hiromichi Shibasaki,
Michiyo Kinoshita,
Kentaro Arikawa

Velarium control and visual steering in box jellyfish 

Open Access Article

April 2013, Volume 199, Issue 4
Ronald Petie,
Anders Garm,
Dan-Eric Nilsson

Interspecific differences in the visual system and scanning behavior of three forest passerines that form heterospecific flocks 

April 2013, Volume 199, Issue 4
Bret A. Moore,
Megan Doppler,
Jordan E. Young,
Esteban Fernández-Juricic

“To Ear is Human, to Frogive is Divine”: Bob Capranica’s legacy to auditory neuroethology 

March 2013, Volume 199, Issue 3
Andrea Megela Simmons

Size does not matter: size-invariant echo-acoustic object classification 

February 2013, Volume 199, Issue 2
Daria Genzel,
Lutz Wiegrebe

Systematic variations in microvilli banding patterns along fiddler crab rhabdoms 

February 2013, Volume 199, Issue 2
Ali Alkaladi,
Martin J. How,
Jochen Zeil

Coding of abstract quantity by ‘number neurons’ of the primate brain 

January 2013, Volume 199, Issue 1
Andreas Nieder

Honeybees can discriminate between Monet and Picasso paintings 

January 2013, Volume 199, Issue 1
Wen Wu,
Antonio M. Moreno,
Jason M. Tangen,
Judith Reinhard

 

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