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John E. Layne

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Education/Credentials
  • B.A.: Macalester College
  • Ph.D.: Duke University
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Research Interests


I am a Neuroethologist.  My research aims to discover how sense organs, and the neural processing of sensory information, mediate and constrain animal behavior under natural conditions.  Sense organs both make possible a given behavior, and also limit its range of capacity.  By spanning neural, sensory and behavioral fields I operate at an intersection of several biological, psychological and engineering disciplines.  This allows collaborations that extend the competencies of t...

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