L Mcclelland

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In a previous report, the authors found significant population variation in the calls of cricket frogs (Acris crepitans) that could not be explained by geographic variation in body size alone. Here we extend that work by investigating intraspecific population variation in the morphological characteristics underlying acoustic communication in male cricket(More)
Two recent papers in Science [1, 2] suggest that infants well under a year old can learn from exposure to relatively short samples of language-like sequences of syllables. The first of these two papers, by Saffran and colleagues [1], suggested that infants were sensitive to the statistical structure of syllable sequences that they heard, in that they tended(More)