Hormonal Modulation of Singing: Hormonal Modulation of the Songbird Brain and Singing Behavior

@article{Harding2004HormonalMO,
  title={Hormonal Modulation of Singing: Hormonal Modulation of the Songbird Brain and Singing Behavior},
  author={Cheryl F. Harding},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={1016}
}
  • C. Harding
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: During the past three decades research on the hormonal control of singing has fundamentally altered our basic concepts about how hormones modulate brain function and activate behavior. Exciting discoveries first documented in songbird brains have since been documented in a wide variety of vertebrate species, including humans. Circulating hormones organize sexual dimorphisms in brain structure during development, activate changes in brain structure during adulthood, and modulate the… Expand
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