The use of prosodic cues in language discrimination tasks by rats

@article{Toro2003TheUO,
  title={The use of prosodic cues in language discrimination tasks by rats},
  author={Juan M. Toro and Josep B. Trobalon and N{\'u}ria Sebasti{\'a}n-Gall{\'e}s},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
  year={2003},
  volume={6},
  pages={131-136}
}
Recent research with cotton-top tamarin monkeys has revealed language discrimination abilities similar to those found in human infants, demonstrating that these perceptual abilities are not unique to humans but are also present in non-human primates. Specifically, tamarins could discriminate forward but not backward sentences of Dutch from Japanese, using both natural and synthesized utterances. The present study was designed as a conceptual replication of the work on tamarins. Results show… CONTINUE READING