Evolution of homologous vocal control traits.

  title={Evolution of homologous vocal control traits.},
  author={Andrew H Bass and Robert 5. Baker},
  journal={Brain, behavior and evolution},
  volume={38 4-5},
Evolutionary neurobiologists want to know how neuronal properties (or traits) have been modified to subserve adaptive changes in behavioral phenotypes. Homology can provide a conceptual framework to distinguish the separate contributions of phylogenetic factors and current adaptive modifications to extant traits and behaviors. In this essay, a suite of nine… CONTINUE READING