Lab publications

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Pre-Macias Lab (last 5 years)

  • Smotherman MS, Croft T, Macias S (2022) Biosonar discrimination of fine surface textures by echolocating free-tailed bats. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 10:969350. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2022.969350

  • Macias S, Llano D (2022) Descending projections to the auditory midbrain: evolutionary considerations. Journal of Comparative Physiology A.

  • Macias S, Bakshi K, Troyer T, Smotherman M (2022) The prefrontal cortex of the Mexican free-tailed bat is more selective to communication calls than primary auditory cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology 128: 634–648. doi:10.1152/jn.00436.2021

  • Macias S, Bakshi K, Smotherman M (2022) Faster repetition rate sharpens the cortical representation of echo streams in echolocating bats. Eneuro 9(1).

  • Macias S, Bakshi K, Garcia-Rosales F, Hechavarria JC, Smotherman M (2020) Temporal coding of echo spectral shape in the bat auditory cortex. PLoS Biology 18(11): e3000831.

  • Angeles Salles, Park S, Sundar H, Macias S, Elhilali M, Moss CF (2020) Neural response selectivity to natural sounds in the bat midbrain. Neuroscience 434 (2020) 200–211.

  • Macias S, Bakshi K, Smotherman M (2020) Functional organization of the primary auditory cortex of the free‑tailed bat Tadarida brasiliensis. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 206:429–440.

  • Macias S, Bakshi K, Smotherman M (2019) Laminar Organization of FM Direction Selectivity in the Primary Auditory Cortex of the Free-Tailed Bat. Frontiers in Neural Circuits 13:76.

  • Luo J, Simmons AM, Beck Q, Macias S, Moss CF, Simmons J (2019) Frequency-modulated up-chirps produce larger evoked responses than down-chirps in the big brown bat auditory brainstem. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 146: 1671-1684.

  • Warnecke M, Macias S, Falk B, Moss CF (2018) Echo interval and not echo intensity drives bat flight behavior in structured corridors. Journal of Experimental Biology 221, jeb191155.

  • Macias S, Luo J, Moss CF (2018) Natural echolocation sequences evoke echo-delay selectivity in the auditory midbrain of the FM bat, Eptesicus fuscus. Journal of Neurophysiology, 120: 1323–1339.

  • Luo J, Macias S, Ness TV, Einevoll GT, Zhang K, Moss CF (2018) Neural timing of stimulus events with microsecond precision. PLoS Biology, 16(10): e2006422.