Sonke Johnsen, Professor  

Sonke Johnsen

Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1996
B.A., Swarthmore College, 1988

Office Location: 301 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: +1 919 660 7321
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Organismal Biology and Behavior
Ecology and Population Biology

Research Categories: Comparative physiology; focusing on vision, crypsis, optics, and bioluminescence in the open ocean

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  1. Caves, EM; Davis, AL; Nowicki, S; Johnsen, S, Backgrounds and the evolution of visual signals., Trends in ecology & evolution, vol. 39 no. 2 (February, 2024), pp. 188-198 [doi]  [abs].
  2. Notar, JC; Go, MC; Johnsen, S, Learning without a brain: classical conditioning in the ophiuroid Ophiocoma echinata, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 77 no. 11 (November, 2023) [doi]  [abs].
  3. Nilsson, D-E; Johnsen, S; Warrant, E, Cephalopod versus vertebrate eyes., Current biology : CB, vol. 33 no. 20 (October, 2023), pp. R1100-R1105 [doi]  [abs].
  4. McCoy, DE; Shultz, AJ; Dall, JE; Dionne, JA; Johnsen, S, The carotenoid redshift: Physical basis and implications for visual signaling., Ecology and evolution, vol. 13 no. 9 (September, 2023), pp. e10408 [doi]  [abs].
  5. Caves, EM; Sutton, TT; Warrant, EJ; Johnsen, S, Measures and models of visual acuity in epipelagic and mesopelagic teleosts and elasmobranchs., Journal of comparative physiology. A, Neuroethology, sensory, neural, and behavioral physiology, vol. 209 no. 5 (September, 2023), pp. 807-826 [doi]  [abs].