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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)