• E. Amichai & Y. Yovel (2021). Echolocating bats rely on an innate speed-of-sound reference. PNAS 118 (19) e2024352118;doi: 10.1073/pnas.2024352118. (open article)

  • Moreno, K. R., Weinberg, M., Harten, L., Ramos, V. B. S., Herrera-M, L. G., Czirják, G. Á., & Yovel, Y. (2021). Sick Bats Stay Home Alone: Social distancing during the acute phase response in Egyptian fruit bats (Rousettus aegyptiacus). Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1-13. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14600. (open article)

  • Krivoruchko, K., Goldshtein, A., Boonman, A., Eitan, O., Ben-Simon, J., Thong, V. D., & Yovel, Y. (2021). Fireflies produce ultrasonic clicks during flight as a potential aposematic anti-bat signal. iScience, 24:3. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102194. (open article)

  • Boonman, A., Rieger, I., Amichai, E., Greif, S., Eitan, O., Goldshtein, A., & Yovel, Y. (2020). Echolocating bats can adjust sensory acquisition based on internal cues. BMC biology18(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12915-020-00904-2. (open article)

  • Danilovich, S., Shalev, G., Boonman, A., Goldshtein, A., & Yovel, Y. (2020). Echolocating bats detect but misperceive a multidimensional incongruent acoustic stimulus. PNAS .doi:10.1073/pnas.2005009117/-/DCSupplemental. (open article)

  • A. Goldshtein, M. Handel, O. Eitan, A. Bonstein, T. Shaler, S. Collet, S. Greif, R. A. Medellı´n, Y. Emek, A. Korman & Y. Yovel (2020) Reinforcement Learning Enables Resource Partitioning in Foraging Bats. Current Biology 30, 1–7. doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.07.079. (open article)

  • Mazar, O. & Yovel, Y. (2020) A sensorimotor model shows why a spectral jamming avoidance response does not help bats deal with jamming. eLife; 9:e55539 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.55539. (open article) 

  • Currie, S.E., Boonman, A., Troxell, S., Yovel, Y. & Voigt, C.C. (2020) Echolocation at high intensity imposes metabolic costs on flying bats. Nature ecology & evolution, 4, 1174-1177. doi.org/10.1038/s41559-020-1249-8 (open article)

  • L. Harten, A. Katz, A. Goldshtein, M. Handel & Y. Yovel (2020) The ontogeny of a mammalian cognitive map in the real world. Science, 369, 194-197. DOI: 10.1126/science.aay3354. (open article)

  • Assaf, Y., Bouznach, A., Zomet, O., Marom, A., & Yovel, Y. (2020). Conservation of brain connectivity and wiring across the mammalian class. Nature Neuroscience, 23, 805-808. doi.org/10.1038/s41593-020-0641-7. (open article)

  • Y. Prat, Y. Yovel (2020) Decision making in foraging bats. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 60, 169-175. ISSN 0959-4388. doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2019.12.006. (open article)

  • Taub, M., Yovel, Y. (2020) Segregating signal from noise through movement in echolocating bats. Scientific Reports 10, 382. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-57346-2 (open article)

  • Yovel, Y and Eliakim, I (2020) The Robat-A Robot That Senses the World and Maps It Using Sound, Like a Bat. Frontiers for Young Minds. 8:7. doi: 10.3389/frym.2020.00007

  • Boonman A, Fenton B, Yovel Y (2019) The benefits of insect-swarm hunting to echolocating bats, and its influence on the evolution of bat echolocation signals. PLOS Computational Biology 15(12): e1006873. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006873. (open article)

  • Eitan. O, Kosa. G and Yovel. Y (2019) Sensory gaze stabilization in echolocating bats. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 286. doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.1496. (open article)

  • M. Veits, I. Khait, U. Obolski, E. Zinger, A. Boonman, A. Goldshtein, K. Saban, R. Seltzer, U. Ben-Dor,1 Paz Estlein,1 A. Kabat, D. Peretz, I. Ratzersdorfer, S. Krylov, D. Chamovitz, Y. Sapir, Y. Yovel, L. Hadany (2019) Flowers respond to pollinator sound within minutes by increasing nectar sugar concentration. Ecology Letters, doi: 10.1111/ele.13331 (open article)

  • S. Danilovich and Y. Yovel (2019) Integrating vision and echolocation for navigation and perception in bats. Science Advances,5: eaaw6503 (open article)

  • E. Hurme, E. Gurarie, S. Greif, L.G. Herrera M., J. J. Flores-Martínez, G.S. Wilkinson and Y. Yovel (2019) Acoustic evaluation of behavioral states predicted from GPS tracking: a case study of a marine fishing bat. Movement Ecology,7:21 (open article)

  • Harten, L., Prat, Y., Ben Cohen, S., Dor, R. & Yovel, Y. (2019) Food for Sex in Bats Revealed as Producer Males Reproduce with Scrounging Females. Current Biology 29, 1-6 (open article)

  • E. Amichai, S. Tal, A. Boonman & Y. Yovel (2019) Ultrasound Imaging Reveals Accelerated In-utero Development of a Sensory Apparatus in Echolocating Bats.  Scientific Reports 9, 5275 (open article)

  • Greif, S. & Yovel, Y. (2019) Using on-board sound recordings to infer behaviour of free-moving wild animals. Journal of Experimental Biology, 222 (open article)

  • Kolodny, O., Weinberg, M., Reshef, L., Harten, L., Hefetz, A., Gophna, U., Feldman, M.W. & Yovel, Y. (2018). Coordinated change at the colony level in fruit bat fur microbiomes through time. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1 (open article

  • Egert-Berg et al. (2018) Resource ephemerality drives social foraging in bats. Current Biology, Volume 28, 1–7 (open article) 

  • Eliakim I, Cohen Z, Kosa G, Yovel Y (2018) A fully autonomous terrestrial bat-like acoustic robot. PLOS Computational Biology 14(9): e1006406. (open article)

  • Genzel. D, Y. Yovel, M.M. Yartsev (2018) Neuroethology of bat navigation. Current Biology , Volume 28 , Issue 17 , R997 - R1004 (open article)

  • L. Harten, Y. Matalon, N. Galli, H. Navon, R. Dor, Y. yovel (2018) Persistent producer-scounger relationships in bats. Science Advances 4: e1603293 (open article)

  • G. Aharon, M. Sadot, Y. Yovel (2017) Bats use path-integration rather than acoustic- flow to assess flight distance along flyways.  Current Biology 27, 1-8 (open article)

  • Prat Y, Azoulay L, Dor R, Yovel Y (2017) Crowd vocal learning induces vocal dialects in bats: Playback of conspecifics shapes fundamental frequency usage by pups. PLOS Biology 15(10): e2002556 (open article)

  • Prat, Y., Taub, M., Pratt, E., & Yovel, Y. (2017) An annotated dataset of Egyptian fruit bat vocalizations across varying contexts and during vocal ontogeny.  Scientific data4, 170143 (open article) 

  • E. Amichai, Y. Yovel (2017) Bats pre-adapt sensory acquisition according to target distance prior to takeoff even in the presence of closer background objects. Scientific Reports 7, 467 (open article)

  • Christian C. Voigt, Winifred F. Frick, Marc W. Holderied, Richard Holland, Gerald Kerth, Marco A. R. Mello, Raina K. Plowright, Sharon Swartz, and Yossi Yovel (2017) Principles and Patterns of Bat Movements: From Aerodynamics to Ecology.The Quarterly Review of Biology 92:3, 267-287 (open article)

  • Y. Prat, M. Taub, Y. Yovel (2016) Everyday bat vocalizations contain information about emitter, addressee, context, and behavior. Scientific Reports 6, 39419 (open article)

  • Amichai E, Blumrosen G, & Yovel Y (2015) Calling louder and longer: how bats use biosonar under severe acoustic interference from other bats. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 282(1821)  (open article)

  • S. Danilovich, A. Krishnan, W. J. Lee, I. Borrisov, O. Eitan, G. Kosa, C. F. Moss,  Y. Yovel (2015) Bats regulate biosonar based on the availability of visual information Current Biology 25(23), 1107-1125   (open article)
  • Geva-Sagiv M, Yovel Y, Las L & Ulanovsky N (2015) Spatial cognition in bats and rats: from sensory acquisition to multiscale maps and navigation, Nature Reviews Neuroscience 16, 94-108  (open article)
  • G. Arditi, A. J. Weiss, Y. Yovel (2015) Object localization using a biosonar beam: how opening your mouth improves localization, Royal Society open science  2 150225  (open article)

  • P. Kounitsky, J. Rydell, E. Amichai, A. Boonman, O. Eitan, A. J. Weiss,  Y. Yovel (2015) Bats adjust their mouth gape to zoom in their biosonar ‘field of view’ ,PNAS, 112 (21), 6724-6729  (open article)
  • Y. Prat, M. Taub, Y. Yovel (2015) Vocal learning in a social mammal demonstrated by isolation and playback experiments in bat. Science Advances 1(2) e1500019 (open article)
  •  N. S. Bar, S. Skogestad, J. M. Marçal, N. Ulanovsky & Y. Yovel, (2015) A sensory-motor Control model of animal flight explains why bats fly differently in light versus dark. PLOS Biology,13(1): e1002046(open article)
  • N. Cvikel, E. Levin, E. Hurme, I. Borissov, A. Boonman, E. Amichai, & Y. Yovel,  (2015) On-board recordings reveal no jamming avoidance in wild bat.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. 282  (Open article)
  • N. Cvikel, K. E. Berg, E. Levin, E. Hurme, I. Borissov, A. Boonman, E. Amichai, & Y. Yovel, (2015) Bats aggregate to improve prey search but might be impaired when their density becomes too high. Current Biology, 24: 2962-2967 (open article)
  • A. Boonman, S. Bumrungsri, Y. Yovel, (2014) Non-echolocating fruit-bats produce bio-sonar clicks with their wings. Current Biology24(24):2962-7 (Open article)
  • Greif SBorissov IYovel YHolland RA (2014) A functional role of the sky's polarization pattern for orientation in the greater mouse-eared bat. Nature Communications 5:4488. (Open article)
  • A. Boonman, Y. Bar-On, Y. Yovel, (2013) It’s not black or white – on the range of vision and echolocation in echolocating bats, Frontiers in Physiology 2: 248. (Open article)

  • Y. Yovel, B. Falk, C. F. Moss, N. Ulanovsky, (2011) Active control of acoustic field-of-view in a biosonar system, PLOS Biology, 9(9): e1001147. (Open article)

  • M. Franz Y. Yovel, M. L. Melcón, P. Stilz, H-U. Schnitzler (2011) Systematische Merkmalsbewertung in komplexen Ultraschallsignalen mit Lernmaschinen. Informatik-Spektrum 1-6. (Open article)

  • Y. Yovel, M. Geva, N. Ulanovsky, (2011) Click based echolocation: not so primitive after all, Journal of Comparative Physiology 197: 515-530. (Open article)

  • Y. Yovel, M. Franz, P. Stilz, H-U. Schnitzler, (2011) Complex echo classification by echo-locating bats: a review, Journal of Comparative Physiology 197: 475-490. (Open article)

  • M.L. Melcon, Y. Yovel, (equal contribution), A. Denzinger, H-U Schnitzler, (2011) How greater mouse-eared bats deal with ambiguous echoic scences. Journal of Comparative Physiology 197: 505-514. (Open article)

  • Y. Yovel, WWL. Au (2010) How Can Dolphins Recognize Fish According to Their Echoes? A Statistical Analysis of Fish Echoes. PLOS ONE 5(11): e14054. (Open article)

  • Y. Yovel, B. Falk, C. F. Moss, N. Ulanovsky, (2010) Optimal localization by pointing off-axis. Science 327, 701-704. (Open article)

  • Y. Yovel, M.L. Melcon (equal contribution), M.O. Franz, A. Denzinger, H-U Schnitzler, (2009) The voice of bats: how greater mouse-eared bats recognize individuals based on their echolocation calls. PLOS Computational Biology 4(3): e1000400. (Open article)

  • Y. Yovel, P. Stilz, M.O. Franz, A. Boonman,H-U Schnitzler, (2009) What a plant sounds like: the statistics of vegetation echoes as received by echolocating bats. PLOS Computational Biology 5(7): e1000429. (Open article)

  • A. Mezer, Y. Yovel, O. Pasternak, T. Gorfine, Y. Assaf, (2009) Cluster analysis of resting-state fMRI time series. NeuroImage 45(4), 1117-1125. (Open article)

  • Y. Yovel, M. O. Franz, P. Stilz, H-U. Schnitzler (2008) Plant Classification from Bat-Like Echolocation Signals. PLOS Computational Biology 4(3): e1000032. (Open article)
     
  • Y. Assaf, T. Blumenfeld-Katzir, Y. Yovel, P. J. Basser (2008) AxCaliber: a method for measuring axon diameter distribution from diffusion MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 59, 1347–1354. (Open article)

  • Y. Yovel and Y. Assaf )2007) Virtual Definition of Neuronal Tissue by Cluster Analysis of Multi-parametric Imaging (virtual-dot-com imaging). NeuroImage 35(1), 58–69. (Open article)

  • E. Levin, A. Barnea, Y. Yovel and Y. Yom-Tov (2006) Have introduced fish initiated piscivory among the long-fingered bat? Mammalian Biology 71, 139–143. (Open article)

    Peer-reviewed conference articles:

  • B. Petreska, and Y. Yovel (2008) A Neural Model of Demyelination of the Mouse Spinal Cord. In Proceedings of IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI2008). Won the award for best student work