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  • Pisanski, Katarzyna Alicja; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2010)
    The human voice might have been shaped by sexual selection. Hence, voice fundamental (F0, or pitch) and formant frequencies (Fn, or timbre) are proposed to convey fitness cues germane to rivals and potential mates. First, ...
  • Digweed, Shannon Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2009)
    North American red squirrels are a solitary, territorial species that confront various predators. Previous research proposed that squirrels produce predator-specific, referential ‘seet’ and ‘bark’ alarm calls to aerial ...
  • Kaluthota, Chinthaka Dhanyakumara (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    Hypothesized functions of complex song in birds include a role in mate attraction and territory defense and, through regional dialects, in genetic substructuring of populations and speciation. The necessary first step ...
  • Fouillard, Chantel Clarice (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    This work provides an initial characterization of song sharing among males in the Northern House Wren (Troglodytes aedon parkmanii). A sample of 21 different males was studied at two different locations across two breeding ...
  • Nielsen, Alan Kirkland Staun (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2011)
    In contemporary linguistics, the relationship between word form and meaning is assumed to be arbitrary: words are mutually agreed upon symbolic tokens whose form is entirely unrelated to the objects or events that they ...
  • Yardy, Brandon John; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2010)
    The relationship between word form and word meaning has been debated since early Greek philosophy. Conventionally, the relationship is held to be arbitrary: that there is no natural connection between a word and what it ...