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Zorović M and Hedwig B (2013) Descending brain neurons in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus (de Geer): Auditory responses and impact on walking. J Comp Physiol A 199:25-34

 Fabre CCG, Hedwig B, Conduit G, Lawrence PA, Goodwin SF and Casal J (2012) Substrate-Borne Vibratory Communication during Courtship in Drosophila melanogaster; Current Biology 22:2180-2185; doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.042

Schöneich S and Hedwig B (2012) Cellular basis of singing motor pattern generation in the field cricket (Gryllus bimaculatus deGeer). Brain and Behaviour  doi:10.1002/brb3.89; pp:1-19

Kostarakos K and Hedwig B (2012) Calling song recognition in female crickets: Temporal tuning of identified brain neurons matches behaviour. J Neuroscience 32:9601-9612

Busch KE, Laurent P, Soltesz, Z, Murphy RJ, Faivre OJ, Hedwig B, Thomas M, Smith HL and de Bono M (2012) Tonic signaling from O2 sensors sets neural circuit activity and behavioural state. Nature Neuroscience 15:581-593; doi:10.1038/nn.3061.

 Schöneich S and Hedwig B (2011) Neural basis of singing in crickets: central pattern generation in abdominal ganglia. Naturwissenschaften (2011) 98:1069–1073

Zorović M and Hedwig B (2011) Processing of species-specific auditory patterns in the cricket brain by ascending, local and descending neurons during standing and walking. J Neurophys. 105: 2181–2194

Witney AG, Hedwig B (2011) Kinematics of phonotactic steering in the walking cricket Gryllus bimaculatus (de Geer). J Exp Biol 214(1): 69-79

Schöneich S and Hedwig B (2010) Hyperacute directional hearing and phonotactic steering in the cricket (Gryllus bimaculatus deGeer), PLoS ONE 5(12): e15141.

Baden T and Hedwig B (2010) Primary Afferent Depolarisation and Frequency Processing in Auditory Afferents. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(44):14862–14869i

Payne, M. Hedwig, B. and Webb, B. (2010) Multimodal Predictive Control in Crickets. Proceedings of the International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour, Paris, 1-11

Baden, T. and Hedwig B (2009) Dynamics of free intracellular Ca2+ during synaptic and spike activity of cricket tibial motoneurons European Journal of Neuroscience, 29: 1357–1368.

Baden, T. Zorovic. M. and Hedwig B. (2008) Motorische Kontrolle der akustischen Orientierung von Grillen. NeuroForum, 4/08:267-273

Baden, T. and Hedwig B (2008) Front leg movements and tibial motoneurons underlying auditory steering in the cricket (Gryllus bimaculatus deGeer). J Exp Biol 211: 2123-2133.

Hedwig, B and Pollack GS (2008) Invertebrate auditory pathways. In: AI Basbaum, A Kaneko, GM Shepherd and G Westheimer editors: The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference, Vol. 3; Audition, P. Dallas and D. Oertel, San Diego Academic Press, pp: 525-564.

Hedwig, B (2007): Pulses Patterns Paths: Auditory Processing in Crickets. Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, Vol. 29, Pt3: pp1-8

Poulet, J. F. A. and B. Hedwig (2007). "New insights into corollary discharges mediated by identified neural pathways." TINS 30(1): 14-21.

Baden, T. and B. Hedwig (2007). "Neurite specific Ca2+ dynamics underlying sound processing in an auditory interneurone." J Neurobiol 67: 68-80.

Poulet JFA, Hedwig B (2006) The cellular basis of a corollary discharge. Science 311:518-522

Poulet JFA, Hedwig B (2005) Auditory orientation in crickets: Pattern recognition controls reactive steering. PNAS 102:15665-15669

Hedwig B, Poulet JFP (2005) Mechanisms Underlying Phonotactic Steering in the Cricket Gryllus bimaculatus (de Geer) Revealed with a Fast Trackball System. J Exp. Biol, 208: 915-927

Hedwig B, Poulet JFP (2004) Complex auditory behaviour emerges from simple reactive steering. Nature, 430:781-785

Nabatiyan A, Poulet JFA, de Polavieja GG and Hedwig B (2003) Temporal pattern recognition based on instantaneous spike rate coding in a simple auditory system. J Neurophysiol, 90:2484-2493

Poulet JFA, Hedwig B (2003) A corollary discharge modulates central auditory processing in singing crickets. J Neurophysiol, 89:1528-1540

Poulet JFA, Hedwig B (2003) Corollary discharge inhibition of ascending auditory neurons in the stridulating cricket. J Neuroscience, 23:4717-4725

Poulet JFA, Hedwig B (2002) A corollary discharge maintains auditory sensitivity during sound production. Nature, 418:872-876

Römer H, Hedwig B, Ott SR (2002) Contralateral inhibition as a sensory bias: the neural basis for a female preference in a synchronously calling bushcricket, Mecopoda elongata. Eur J Neurosci, 15:1655-1662

Hedwig B (2001) Singing and hearing: neuronal mechanisms of acoustic communication in Orthopterans. Zoology, 103:140-149

Poulet JFA, Hedwig B (2001) Tympanic membrane oscillations and auditory receptor activity in the singing cricket Gryllus bimaculatus. J Exp Biol, 204:1281-1293

Hedwig B (2000) Control of cricket stridulation by a command neuron: efficacy depends on behavioural state. J Neurophysiol, 83:712-722

Hedwig B (2000) A highly sensitive opto-electronic system for the measurement of movements. J Neurosci Methods, 100:165-171

Hedwig B (1999) Gehirn und Gesang: Kommandoneurone kontrollieren das Stridulationsverhalten von Insekten. Neuroforum, 2:45-53

Wenzel B, Hedwig B (1999) Neurochemical control of cricket stridulation revealed by pharmacological microinjections into the brain. J Exp Biol, 202: 2203-221

Hedwig B, Becher G (1998) Forewing movements and intracellular motoneuron stimulation in tethered flying locusts. J Exp Biol, 201:731-744

Wenzel B, Elsner N and Hedwig B (1998) Microinjection of neuroactive substances into brain neuropil controls stridulation in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus (de Geer). Naturwissenschaften, 85:452-454

Hedwig B (1997) Stridulationsverhalten der Feldheuschrecke Omocestus viridulus (L) Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film, Göttingen, IWF Katalog Nr. C1995 (Video in deutschsprachiger und englischsprachiger Version)

Hedwig B (1997) Stridulationsverhalten der Feldheuschrecke Omocestus viridulus (L.). Mitt Dtsch Ges Allg Angew Ent, 11:911-914

Hedwig B, Heinrich R (1997) Identified descending brain neurons control different stridulatory motor patterns in an acridid grasshopper J Comp Physiol A, 180:285-295

Heinrich R, Hedwig B, Elsner N (1997) Cholinergic activation of stridulatory behaviour in the grasshopper Omocestus viridulus. J Exp Biol, 200:1327-1337

Knepper M, Hedwig B (1997) NEUROLAB, a PC program for the processing of neurobiological data. Comput Meth Prog Biomed, 52:75-77

Hedwig B (1996) A descending brain neuron elicits stridulation in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus (de Geer). Naturwissenschaften, 83:428-429

Hedwig B (1995) Neuronale Grundlagen der Lauterzeugung und Lautverarbeitung von Feldheuschrecken (Acrididae). Verh Dtsch Zool Ges, 88.2, 5-12

Hedwig B (1995) Kontrolle des Stridulationsverhalten von Feldheuschrecken durch deszendierende Hirnneurone. Verh Dtsch Zool Ges, 88.2, 181-190

Hedwig B, Burrows M (1995) Presynaptic inhibition of sensory neurons during rapid kicking movements in the locust. J Neurophysiol, 75:1221-1232

Meyer J, Hedwig B (1995) The influence of tracheal pressure changes on the responses of the tympanal membrane and auditory receptors in the locust Locusta migratoria L. Laservibrometric, laserinterferometric and neurophysiological studies. J Exp Biol, 198:1327-1339

Ocker W-G, Hedwig B (1995) Interneurons involved in stridulatory pattern generation in the grasshopper Chorthippus mollis (Charp). J Exp Biol, 199:653-662

Ocker W-G, Hedwig B, Elsner N (1995) Application of putative neurotransmitters elicits and modulates stridulation in two species of grasshoppers. J Exp Biol, 198:1701-1710

Hedwig B (1994) A descending cephalo-thoracic command system controls stridulation in the acridid grasshopper Omocestus viridulus L. J Neurophysiol, 72:2015-2025

Hedwig B, Meyer J (1994) Auditory information processing in stridulating grasshoppers: tympanic membrane vibrations and neurophysiology. J Comp Physiol A, 174:121-131

Ocker W-G, Hedwig B (1993) Serial response decrement in the auditory pathway of the locust. Zool Jb Physiol, 97:312-326

Hedwig B (1992) On the control of stridulation in the acridid grasshopper Omocestus viridulus L. I. Interneurons involved in rhythm generation and bilateral coordination. J Comp Physiol A, 171:117-128

Hedwig B (1992) On the control of stridulation in the acridid grasshopper Omocestus viridulus L. II. Shaping of hind leg movements by spiking and non-spiking interneurons. J Comp Physiol A, 171:129-140

Hedwig B (1992) The impact of stridulation on auditory information processing in acridid grasshoppers. In: Wiese K, Gribakin FG (eds) Sensory systems and communication in arthropods. Birkhäuser Basel, Berlin, pp:386-393

Hedwig B (1992) Functional significance of stridulatory interneurons in the acridid grasshopper Omocestus viridulus L. In: Wiese K, Gribakin FG (eds) Sensory systems and communication in arthropods. Birkhäuser Basel Berlin, pp: 394-399

Hedwig B, Knepper M (1992) Separation of synaptic and spike activity in intracellular recordings for selective analysis. J Neurosci Methods, 42:83-90

Hedwig B, Knepper M (1992) NEUROLAB, a comprehensive program for the analysis of neurophysiological and behavioural data. J Neurosci Methods, 45:135-148

Hedwig B (1990) Modulation of auditory responsiveness in stridulating grasshoppers. J Comp Physiol A, 167:847-856

Hedwig B (1990) The intersegmental network underlying stridulation in the grasshopper Omocestus viridulus L. In: Gribakin FG, Wiese K, Popov AV (eds) Sensory systems and communication in arthropods. Birkhäuser Basel Berlin, pp:188-192

Hedwig B, Gramoll S, Elsner N (1990) Stridulatory interneurons in the metathoracic ganglion of the grasshopper Omocestus viridulus L. In: Gribakin FG, Wiese K, Popov AV (eds) Sensory systems and communication in arthropods. Birkhäuser Basel Berlin, pp:183-187

Hedwig B, Lang F, Elsner N (1990) Modulation of auditory information processing by motor activity and mechanical stimulation in grasshoppers and locusts. In: Gribakin FG, Wiese K, Popov AV (eds) Sensory systems and communication in arthropods. Birkhäuser Basel Berlin, pp:193-197

Michelsen A, Hedwig B, Elsner N (1990) Biophysical and neurophysiological effects of respiration on sound reception in the migratory locust Locusta migratoria. In: Gribakin FG, Wiese K, Popov AV (eds) Sensory systems and communication in arthropods. Birkhäuser Basel Berlin, pp:199-203

Hedwig B (1989) Modulation of auditory information processing in tethered flying locusts. J Comp Physiol A, 164:409-422

Pearson KG, Hedwig B, Wolf H (1989) Are the hind wing chordotonal organs of the locust elements in the flight pattern generator? J Exp Biol, 144:235-255

Hedwig B (1988) Activation and modulation of auditory receptors in Locusta migratoria by respiratory movements. J Comp Physiol A, 162:237-246

Hedwig B, Lang F, Elsner N (1988) The interference of sound and movement stimuli in tympanal receptors of Locusta migratoria. J Comp Physiol A, 163:243-252

Hedwig B (1986) On the role in stridulation of plurisegmental interneurons of the acridid grasshopper Omocestus viridulus L. I. Anatomy and physiology of descending cephalo-thoracic interneurons. J Comp Physiol A, 158:413-427

Hedwig B (1986) On the role in stridulation of plurisegmental interneurons of the acridid grasshopper Omocestus viridulus L. II. Anatomy and physiology of ascending and T-shaped interneurons. J Comp Physiol A, 158:429-444

Hedwig B (1985) Untersuchungen zur Kontrolle des Feldheuschreckengesangs durch intersegmentale Neurone. Dissertation Universität Göttingen, pp:1-200

Hedwig B, Elsner N (1985) Combined structural and functional analysis of nerve cells. Leitz Sci Techn Information, 8:221-227

Hedwig B, Elsner N (1985) Sound production and sound detection in a stridulating acridid grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus). In: Kalmring K, Elsner N (eds) Acoustic and vibrational communication in insects. Parey Hamburg, pp:61-72

Hedwig B (1984) Activity and deafness of auditory interneurons during stridulation in the grasshopper Omocestus viridulus (L.). Naturwissenschaften 71:380-381

Hedwig B, Pearson KG (1984) Patterns of synaptic input to identified flight motoneurons in the locust. J Comp Physiol A, 154:745-760

Hedwig B, Elsner N (1980) Neuroethological analysis of sound production in the acridid grasshopper Omocestus viridulus. Adv Physiol Sci, 23:495-514