Table 1.

Mechanical and neuronal tuning in different temperature regimes. Data are given as mean±s.d. (n). Asterisks indicate statistically significant differences.

low temperature (22±1°C)high temperature (29±3°C)paired t-test
SO frequency (kHz)3.7 ± 0.3 (7)4.4 ± 0.4 (7)*one-tailed, p = 0.003
mechanical best frequency (kHz)3.8 ± 0.4 (8)4.4 ± 0.4 (8)*one-tailed, p = 2×10−4
neuronal best frequency (kHz)3.3 ± 0.2 (8)4.3 ± 0.21 (8)*one-tailed, p = 3.67×10−5
Q factor of mechanical response7.7 ± 3.6 (8)5.6 ± 1.8 (8)two-tailed, p = 0.08