Influence of social conditions in song sharing in the adult canary

@article{Lehongre2009InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of social conditions in song sharing in the adult canary},
  author={Katia Lehongre and Thierry Aubin and Catherine Del Negro},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={823-832}
}
In songbirds, experience of social and environmental cues during a discrete period after birth may dramatically influence song learning. In the canary, the ability to learn new songs is assumed to persist throughout life. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether social context could guide changes in adult song. Three groups of canaries were kept in different social and temporal conditions. Results showed that the multiple hierarchical levels of the canary song structure were… CONTINUE READING

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