Long-term memory of individual neighbours in a migratory songbird

  title={Long-term memory of individual neighbours in a migratory songbird},
  author={R. Godard},
CAPABILITIES for long-term memory and recall of information have evolved in non-human animals primarily for special requirements such as for learning species-typical vocalizations and caching food1–6. Long-term memory of individual social partners has, however, not been demonstrated previously for non-human animals. The ability to recognize individuals has important consequences for the evolution of intricate social interactions7–11 and provides a basis for more sophisticated forms of cognition… CONTINUE READING

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