Publications

2019

Book Chapter: ‘Neural Circuits Underlying Vocal Learning in Songbirds’ in "The Neuroethology of Birdsong", SHAR volume 71 ed. by Sakata S.T., Woolley S.C., Springer, Fay R.R., Popper A.N. (2020), Springer

2018

Review Yazaki-Sugiyama (2019) Neuronal mechanisms regulating the critical period of sensory experience-dependent song learning. Special Issue in Neuroscience Research, doi: neures.2018.11.002

2017

Yanagihara S. and *Yazaki-Sugiyama Y. (2018) Social interaction with a tutor modulates responsiveness of specific auditory neurons in juvenile zebra finches. Behav Proc, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2018.04.003

~2016

Araki M., Bandi M. M. and *Yazaki-Sugiyama Y. Mind the Gap: Neural Coding of Species Identity in Birdsong Prosody. Science 354: 1282-1287
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Yanagihara, S. and *Yazaki-Sugiyama, Y. (2016) Auditory experience dependent cortical circuit shaping for memory formation in bird song learning. Nat. Commun, doi: 10.1038/NCOMMS11946.
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*Yazaki-Sugiyama, Y., Yanagihara, S, Fuller, P.M. and Lazarus M. (2015) Acute inhibition of a cortical motor area impairs vocal control in singing zebra finches. Eur J Neuroscience 41:97-108 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ejn.12757/abstract

Toyoizumi, T., Miyamoto, H., Yazaki-Sugiyama, Y., Atapour, N., *Hensch, T.K. and *Miller, K.D. (2013) A theory of the transition to critical period plasticity: inhibition selectivity suppresses spontaneous activity. Neuron 80: 51-63

Y-Sugiyama, Y., Kang, S., Câteau, H., Fukai, T. and Hensch, T.K. (2009) Bidirectional plasticity in fast-spiking GABA circuits by visual experience. Nature 462: 218-221

Kubke, M.F., Y-Sugiyama, Y., Mooney, R., and Wild, J.M. (2005) Physiology of neuronal subtypes mediating respiratory-vocal integration in the nucleus retroamigualis of the male zebra finch. J Neurophysiol 94: 2379-2390

Y-Sugiyama, Y. and Mooney, R. (2004) Sequential learning from multiple tutors and serial retuning of auditory neurons in a brain area important to birdsong learning. J Neurophysiol 92: 2771-2788. Focused by editor; J Neurophysiol 92 2642-2643 (2004)