Long memory in song learning by zebra finches.

Abstract

Young songbirds use memorized tutor songs as templates to shape their own songs. This process requires control of voice by auditory feedback. We prevented zebra finches from hearing their own vocalizations by exposure to loud noise after 35 d of age, before which they had been reared with song tutors from birth. When the noise stopped at 102-200 d of age… (More)

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@article{Funabiki2003LongMI, title={Long memory in song learning by zebra finches.}, author={Yasuko Funabiki and Masakazu Konishi}, journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience}, year={2003}, volume={23 17}, pages={6928-35} }