Family Psittacidae (organism)

Known as: Parrots, Parrot, parroted 
BIRDS of the large family Psittacidae, widely distributed in tropical regions and having a distinctive stout, curved hooked bill. The family includes… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
Until recently, the literature on rhythmic ability took for granted that only humans are able to synchronize body movements to an… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Evolutionary relationships among birds in Neoaves, the clade comprising the vast majority of avian diversity, have vexed… (More)
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2012
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2012
Single-molecule sequencing instruments can generate multikilobase sequences with the potential to greatly improve genome and… (More)
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2009
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2009
The human capacity for music consists of certain core phenomena, including the tendency to entrain, or align movement, to an… (More)
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2008
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2008
Deep avian evolutionary relationships have been difficult to resolve as a result of a putative explosive radiation. Our study… (More)
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2008
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2008
Vocal learning is a critical behavioral substrate for spoken human language. It is a rare trait found in three distantly related… (More)
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2006
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2006
INTRODUCTION At the most general level, questions about the relative rigidity or plasticity of animal communication systems are… (More)
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2004
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2004
When Tarzan asks Jane Do you like my friends? and Jane answers Some of them, her underinformative reply implicates Not all of… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Hummingbirds have developed a wealth of intriguing features, such as backwards flight, ultraviolet vision, extremely high… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Previous studies concluded that parrots and oscine songbirds, two taxa that have independently evolved the ability to learn… (More)
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