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Matthias Laska


Why do species differ in their sensory capabilities? Which role do genes, anatomy, behavior, and ecology play in this context?



Quentin Martinez, Eli Amson, Matthias Laska (2024) Does the number of functional olfactory receptor genes predict olfactory sensitivity and discrimination performance in mammals? Journal of Evolutionary Biology Continue to DOI
Pamela Silveira, icaro William Valler, Zelinda Maria Braga Hirano, Aline Naissa Dada, Matthias Laska, Laura Teresa Hernandez Salazar (2024) Food preferences and nutrient composition in captive Southern brown howler monkeys, Alouatta guariba clamitans Primates Continue to DOI


Vasco Alexandre Martins, Natalie Magnusson, Matthias Laska (2023) Go for Lipids! Food Preferences and Nutrient Composition in Zoo-Housed White-Faced Sakis, Pithecia pithecia International journal of primatology, Vol. 44, p. 341-356 Continue to DOI
Agnieszka Sabiniewicz, Hieronim Borowicz, Giacomo Geminiani, Jerzy Trawinski, Thomas Hummel, Matthias Laska (2023) Behavioral responses of horses (Equus ferus caballus) vary in response to potentially threatening odor condition and aversive social odor stimuli Applied Animal Behaviour Science, Vol. 266, Article 106023 Continue to DOI
Mikel Redin Hurtado, Ida Fischer, Matthias Laska (2023) Is sugar as sweet to the palate as seeds are appetizing to the belly? Taste responsiveness to five food-associated carbohydrates in zoo-housed white-faced sakis, <i>Pithecia pithecia</i> PLOS ONE, Vol. 18, Article e0292175 Continue to DOI