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About aa-1

Information about the data.


Data consists of single-unit auditory recordings from two areas in male zebra finches.  Details of the experimental methods (including cells recorded from and stimuli) are given in file crcns-aa1-detailed-methods.pdf.

Format of the data

Data formats are describe in crcns-aa1-readme.pdf.  The total size of the data set is about 17 MB.

Conditions for using the data

If you download the data and use if for a publication, the data contributors request acknowledgment as described in file crcns-aa1-conditions.pdf.

How to download the data

Data may be downloaded from:
A account is required. See the download link for more instructions.

Getting help using the data.

If you have questions about using the data, post them on the forum for using data sets.  Also see file crcns-aa1-conditions.pdf.

How to cite the data

Publications created through usage of the data should cite the data set in the following recommended format:

Theunissen, FE; Hauber, ME; Woolley, SMN; Gill, P; Shaevitz, SS; Amin, Noopur; Hsu, A; Singh, NC; Grace, GA; Fremouw, T; Zhang, Junli; Cassey, P; Doupe, AJ; David, SV (2009): Single-unit recordings from two auditory areas in male zebra finches.

The above citation uses a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) which is assigned to the data set.  The DOI was created using DataCite ( and the California Digital Library, "EZID" system (

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