Precise auditory–vocal mirroring in neurons for learned vocal communication

@article{Prather2008PreciseAM,
  title={Precise auditory–vocal mirroring in neurons for learned vocal communication},
  author={J. Prather and S. Peters and S. Nowicki and R. Mooney},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2008},
  volume={451},
  pages={305-310}
}
Brain mechanisms for communication must establish a correspondence between sensory and motor codes used to represent the signal. One idea is that this correspondence is established at the level of single neurons that are active when the individual performs a particular gesture or observes a similar gesture performed by another individual. Although neurons that display a precise auditory–vocal correspondence could facilitate vocal communication, they have yet to be identified. Here we report… Expand
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