Wyttenbach Publications

Textbooks

Wyttenbach, R.A., Johnson, B.R., and Hoy, R.R. (2014). Crawdad: An Online Lab Manual for Neurophysiology. Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates. (Revision of 1999 CD-ROM, revised again in 2016) [publisher]

Wyttenbach, R.A. (2011). GameBug: An Online Tutorial in Evolutionary Game Theory. [http://ess.nbb.cornell.edu/]

Wyttenbach, R.A. (2006). PsyCog: Explorations in Perception and Cognition. (CD-ROM) Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates. [publisher]

Reviewed Publications

Wyttenbach, R.A. (2015). Documenting laboratory procedures with video. J. Undergrad. Neurosci. Educ. 13:A131-A135. [PubMed]

Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., Hoy, R.R. (2015). Crustaceans as model systems for teaching neuroscience. In: The Natural History of Crustaceans, Vol. 3: Crustacean Nervous Systems and their Control of Behavior (C. Derby and M. Thiel, eds.) New York: Oxford Univ. Press. [pdf preprint]

Arthur, B.J., Emr, K.S., Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (2014). Mosquito (Aedes aegypti) flight tones: Frequency, harmonicity, spherical spreading, and phase relationships. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135:933-941. [PubMed]

Menda, G., Uhr, J.H., Wyttenbach, R.A., Vermeylen, F.M., Smith, D.M., Harrington, L.C., and Hoy, R.R. (2013). Associative learning in the dengue vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti: Avoidance of a previously attractive odor or surface color that is paired with an aversive stimulus. J. Exp. Biol. 216:218-223. [doi]

Wyttenbach, R.A. (2012). Exploring sensory neuroscience through experience and experiment. J. Undergrad. Neurosci. Educ. 11:A126-A131. [PubMed]

Menda, G., Bar, H.Y., Arthur, B.J., Rivlin, P.K., Wyttenbach, R.A., Strawderman, R.L., and Hoy, R.R. (2011). Classical conditioning through auditory stimuli in Drosophila: Methods and models. J. Exp. Biol. 214:2864-70. [doi]

Arthur, B.J., Wyttenbach, R.A., Harrington, L.C., and Hoy, R.R. (2010) Neural responses to one- and two-tone stimuli in the hearing organ of the dengue vector mosquito. J. Exp. Biol. 213:1376-85. [doi]

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Farris, H.E. (2004). Psychophysics in insect hearing. Microsc. Res. Tech. 63:375-387. [doi]

Land, B.R., Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., and Hoy, R.R. (2004). Tools for physiology labs: Inexpensive equipment for physiological stimulation. J. Undergrad. Neurosci. Educ. 3:A30-35. [PubMed]

Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., Wayne, R., and Hoy, R.R. (2002). Action potentials in a giant algal cell: A comparative approach to mechanisms and evolution of excitability. J. Undergrad. Neurosci. Educ. 1:A23-27. [PubMed]

Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., and Hoy, R.R. (2002). The crawdad project: Crustaceans as model systems for teaching principles of neuroscience. In: Frontiers in Crustacean Neurobiology (K. Wiese and M. Schmidt, eds.). Berlin: Springer Verlag. [Google preview]

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Eisner, T. (2001). Use of defensive glands during mating in a cockroach (Diploptera punctata). Chemoecology 11:25-28. [doi]

Engel, J.E. and Wyttenbach, R.A. (2001). An optoelectronic sensor for monitoring small movements in insects. Florida Entomologist 84:336-343. [jstor]

Land, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., and Johnson, B.R. (2001). Tools for physiology labs: An inexpensive high-performance amplifier and electrode for extracellular recording. J. Neurosci. Meth. 106:47-55. [PubMed]

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1999). Categorical perception of behaviorally relevant stimuli by crickets. In: The Design of Animal Communication (M. Hauser and M. Konishi, eds.). New York: MIT Press, pp. 559-576. [pdf]

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1997). Spatial acuity of ultrasound hearing in flying crickets. J. Exp. Biol. 200:1999-2006. [PubMed]

Wyttenbach, R.A., May, M.L., and Hoy, R.R. (1996). Categorical perception of sound frequency by crickets. Science. 273:1542-1544. [doi]

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1993). Demonstration of the precedence effect in an insect. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 94:777-784. [PubMed]

Research Presentations

Tabatabaie, A., Homentcovschi, D., Wyttenbach, R.A., Su, Q., Miles, C.I., Miles, R.N., and Hoy, R.R. (2012). Sound-induced vibration of Aedes aegypti antennae measured in three dimensions. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Neuroethology.

Woods, V.M., Rivlin, P.K., Land, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., and Hoy, R.R. (2005). Kinematics of larval locomotion in mutant Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 55.1.

Rosen, M.J., Wyttenbach, R.A., and Hoy, R.R. (2005). Responses to temporal pattern vs. sound energy in a parasitoid fly specialized for sound localization. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 31.

Wyttenbach, R.A., Nelson, M.C., Buschbeck, E.K., and Hoy, R.R. (2000). Hearing in the Madagascar hissing cockroach. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 26.

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1999). Laser-vibrometric measurements of the response of cricket ears to ultrasound. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 25:621.

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1997). The precedence effect in cricket phonotaxis: Discrimination of single pulses from pulse pairs. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 23:1070.

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1996). Dishabituation of the ultrasound-induced startle response of flying crickets: A test for auditory discrimination. 10th International Meeting on Insect Sound and Vibration. p. 61.

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1995). Minimum audible angles in crickets measured by behavioral dishabituation. Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of Neuroethology (M. Burrows, T. Matheson, P.L. Newland, and H. Schuppe, eds.). New York: Thieme, p. 363.

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1994). Dishabituation of acoustic startle shows frequency categorization by crickets. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 20:1025.

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1993). Prepulse effects on the acoustic startle response of field crickets. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 19:166.

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (1990). The precedence effect and echo suppression in negative phonotaxis of the cricket Teleogryllus oceanicus. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 16:759.

Teaching Presentations

Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., Hoy, R.R. (2015). The crayfish caudal photoreceptor: A non-visual photoreceptor embedded in a central nervous system. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 24.19SA

Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., Hoy, R.R. (2011). Grass live demonstration handouts as guides for laboratory exercise development. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Reeve, H.K. (2008). Mathematical Modeling in Behavioral Science. NSF-AAAS Conference, Invention and Impact 2: Building Excellence in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education. Poster 54.

Johnson, B.R., Selling, R.E., Rivlin, P.K., Wyttenbach, R.A., and Hoy, R.R. (2006). Maggot neurobiology: Housefly larvae as a model system for motor pattern generation. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. Program 25.5

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (2004). A hands-on approach to learning about hearing and sound. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 30.

Wyttenbach, R.A. and Hoy, R.R. (2003). From subjective experience to neural mechanism: Interactive demonstrations and experiments for psychology and neuroscience. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 29.

Johnson, B.R., Vilinsky, I., Rivlin, P.K., Wyttenbach, R.A., and Hoy, R.R. (2002). Mystery mutants: Using mutations at Drosophila neuromuscular junctions to teach principles of neuronal communication. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 28.

Land, B.R., Johnson, B.R., and Wyttenbach, R.A. (2002). Stimscope: A virtual instrument for neurophysiology in the teaching lab. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 28.

Land, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., Johnson, B.R., and Hoy, R.R. (2001). Inexpensive electronics for the teaching lab. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 27.

Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., and Hoy, R.R. (2000). Examining neuronal excitability by intracellular recording from the brain of a land snail. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 26.

Wyttenbach, R.A., Johnson, B.R., and Hoy, R.R. (1999). Introducing electrophysiological recording and passive electrical properties of membranes. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 25:264.

Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., Heitler, W.J., and Hoy, R.R. (1999). The resting potential as a dynamic baseline for neuronal excitability. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 25:264.

Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., Wayne, R., and Hoy, R.R. (1998). Comparative excitability: Action potentials in a giant algal cell. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 24:206.

Wyttenbach, R.A., Johnson, B.R., and Hoy, R.R. (1997). Project crawdad: Using video to teach dissections in undergraduate neuroscience labs. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 23:286.

Wyttenbach, R.A., Johnson, B.R., and Hoy, R.R. (1996). Project crawdad: A program to promote use of invertebrates in undergraduate neuroscience courses. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 22:254.

Wyttenbach, R.A., Johnson, B.R., and Hoy, R.R. (1994). The crayfish abdominal stretch receptor: A model student preparation illustrating principles of sensory neurobiology. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 20:205.

Vrieslander, J.D., Skovira, J.F., Wyttenbach, R.A., Capranica, R.R., and Bass, A.H. (1994). Microcomputer workstation for neurobiology teaching labs. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 20:206.

Johnson, B.R., Wyttenbach, R.A., Hoy, R.R., and Zottoli, S.J. (1993). Innervation of a crayfish postural muscle: A student laboratory exercise to examine synaptic plasticity. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 19:207.