Artificial grammar learning in zebra finches and human adults: XYX versus XXY

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Abstracting syntactic rules is critical to human language learning. It is debated whether this ability, already present in young infants, is human- and language specific or can also be found in non-human animals, indicating it may arise from more general cognitive mechanisms. Current studies are often ambiguous and few have directly compared rule learning… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10071-014-0786-4

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