vocal learning

A behavioral process whose outcome is a relatively long-lasting behavioral change whereby an organism modifies innate vocalizations to imitate sounds… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Songbirds are capable of vocal learning and communication and are ideally suited to the study of neural mechanisms of complex… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Brain mechanisms for communication must establish a correspondence between sensory and motor codes used to represent the signal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
There are a few mammalian species that can modify their vocalizations in response to auditory experience — for example, some… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Vocal learning, where animals can modify the structure of their vocalizations as a result of experience, has been found in a… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The importance of auditory feedback in the development of spoken language in humans is striking. Paradoxically, although auditory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Variation in vocal signals among populations and social groups of animals provides opportunities for the study of the mechanisms… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Auditory and vocal regulation of gene expression occurs in separate discrete regions of the songbird brain. Here we demonstrate… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Human speech and birdsong have numerous parallels. Both humans and songbirds learn their complex vocalizations early in life… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Vocal learning is well known among passerine and psittacine birds, but most data on mammals are equivocal. Specific benefits of… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The species-specific organizational property of speech is a continual mouth open-close alternation, the two phases of which are… (More)
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