Publications

(* Indicates undergraduate author, ^authors made equal contributions)

2019

26. ^Baugh, A.T., Bee, M.A., and ^Gall, M.D. The paradox of hearing at the lek: auditory sensitivity increases after breeding in female gray treefrogs (Hyla chrysoscelis). The Journal of Comparative Physiology A: 205:629–639. Find it here.

25. *Beatini J.R., Proudfoot, G.A., and Gall, M.D. 2019. Effects of presentation rate and onset time on auditory brainstem responses in Northern saw-whet owls (Aegolius acadicus). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 145: 2062-2071. Find it here. 

24. *Boycott, T.J., *Gao, J. and Gall, M.D. 2019. Deer browsing alters sound propagation in temperate deciduous forests. PLoS One 14(2): e0211569. Find it here.

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23. ^Gall, M.D., Bee, M.A., and ^Baugh, A.T. 2019. The difference a day makes: Breeding remodels hearing, hormones and behavior in female Cope’s gray treefrogs (Hyla chrysoscelis). Hormones and Behavior: 108:62–72 . Find it here.

2018

22. *Beatini J.R., Proudfoot, G.A., and Gall, M.D. 2018. Frequency sensitivity in Northern saw-whet owls (Aegolius acadicus). The Journal of Comparative Physiology A: 204:145–154 . Find it here.

2017

21. Henry, K.S., Gall, M.D., Velez, A., and Lucas, J.R. 2017. Avian auditory processing at four different scales: variation among species, seasons, sexes and individuals.  In: Psychological Mechanisms in Animal Communication  (M.A. Bee and C.T. Miller, Eds.). Springer-Verlag. Find it here. 

20. *Damsky, J. and Gall M.D. 2017. Anthropogenic noise reduces approach of Black-capped Chickadees and Tufted Titmice to Tufted Titmouse mobbing calls.  The Condor 119: 26-33. Find it here.

2016

19. Gall M.D., Wilczynski W. 2016. The effects of call-like masking diminish after nightly exposure to conspecific choruses in green treefrogs (Hyla cinerea). Journal of Experimental Biology 219: 1295:1302. Find it here.

2015

18.*Wong, A. and Gall, M.D. 2015. Frequency sensitivity in the auditory periphery of male and female black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus). Zoology 118: 357-363. Find it here.

17. Gall M.D., Wilczynski W. 2015 Hearing conspecific vocal signals alters peripheral auditory sensitivity.Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282: 20150749. Find it here.

16.Velez, A., Gall, M.D., and Lucas, J.R. 2015. Seasonal plasticity in auditory processing of the envelope and temporal fine structure of sounds in three songbirds. Animal Behavior, 103: 53-63. Find it here.

15. Velez, A., Gall, M.D., Fu, J. and Lucas, J.R. 2015. Song structure, not high-frequency song content, determines high-frequency auditory sensitivity in nine species of New World sparrows (Passeriformes: Emberizidae). Functional Ecology,  29: 487-497. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12352. Find it here.

2014

14. Gall, M.D., and Wilczynski, W. 2014. Prior experience with conspecific signals enhances auditory midbrain responsiveness to conspecific vocalizations. Journal of Experimental Biology, 217: 1977-1982.  Featured in Inside JEB!

2013

13. Gall, M.D., Salameh, T.S. and Lucas, J.R. 2013. Songbird frequency selectivity and temporal resolution vary with sex and season. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 20122296. Find it here.

12. Gall, M.D., *Hough, L., and Fernández-Juricic, E. 2013. Age-related habitat preference and foraging behavior in the black phoebe (Sayornis nigricans). Southwestern Naturalist 58: 41-49. Find it here. 

2012

11. Gall, M.D., *Bestrom, E., Ronald, K.L., and Lucas, J.R. 2012. Effects of habitat and urbanization on the active space of brown-headed cowbird song.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 132: 4053-4062. Find it here.

10. Gall, M.D., Brierley, L.B, and Lucas, J.R. 2012. The sender-receiver matching hypothesis: support from the peripheral coding of acoustic features in songbirds. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 3742-3751. Find it here. 

9. Gall, M.D., Henry, K.S., and Lucas, J.R. 2012. Two measures of temporal resolution in brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater). Journal of Comparative Physiology A 198: 61-68. Find it here.

2011

8. Gall, M.D., Brierley, L.B., and Lucas, J.R. 2011. Species and sex effects on auditory processing in brown-headed cowbirds and red-winged blackbirds. Animal Behaviour 81: 973-982. Find it here. 

7. Henry, K.S., Gall, M.D., Bidelman, G., and Lucas, J.R. 2011. Songbirds trade off auditory frequency resolution and temporal resolution. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 197: 351-359. Find it here. 

6. Fernández-Juricic, E.J., Gall, M.D., Dolan, T., O’Rourke, C., *Thomas, S., and *Lynch, J.R. 2011. Visual systems and vigilance behavior of two ground foraging avian prey species: white-crowned sparrows and California towhees. Animal Behaviour 81: 705-713. Find it here.

2010

5. Wang, Y., *Mijares, M., Gall, M.D., Turan T., Javier, A., Bornemann, D.J., Mange, K. and Warrior, R. 2010. Drosophila variable nurse cells encodes Arrest defective 1 (Ard1), the catalytic subunit of the major N-terminal acetyltransferase complex. Developmental Dynamics. 239: 2813-2827. Find it here.

4. Gall, M.D. and Lucas, J.R. 2010. Sex differences in auditory filters of brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater). Journal of Comparative Physiology A 196: 559-567. Find it here.

3. Gall, M.D. and Fernández-Juricic, E. 2010. Visual fields, eye movements, and scanning behavior of a sit-and-wait predator, the black phoebe (Sayornis nigricans). Journal of Comparative Physiology A 196: 15-22. Find it here.

2009

2. Gall, M.D. and Fernández-Juricic, E. 2009. Visual and physical prey availability alters perch selection and search effort in a sit-and-wait predator, the Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans). Condor 111: 150-158. Find it here.

2008

1. Fernández-Juricic, E.J., Gall, M.D., Dolan, T., Tisdale, V., and Martin, G.R. 2008. The visual fields of two ground foragers, House Finches and House Sparrows, allow for simultaneous foraging and scanning. Ibis 150: 779-787. Find it here.