9 Dec 2016
Like humans learning to speak, juvenile birds learn to sing by mimicking vocalizations of adults of the same species during development. Juvenile birds preferentially learn the song of their own...
Type: Press release
9 Dec 2016
Like humans learning to speak, juvenile birds learn to sing by mimicking vocalizations of adults of the same species during development. Juvenile birds preferentially learn the song of their own...
Type: News Article
9 Dec 2016
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22 Jun 2016
Learning a first language is somewhat effortless. We start learning from our parents before we can even remember and the words and sounds are imprinted in our memory at an early age. Learning a new...
Type: Press release
26 Jan 2015
New research published by the Neuronal Mechanism for Critical Period Unit at the Okinawa Institute of...
Type: News Article
26 Jan 2015
Professor Yoko Yazaki-Sugiyama
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26 Jan 2015
On the right you can see the regular uninhibited activity of the arcopalium in the zebra finch brain. After use of chemogenetic inhibition, there is a decrease in neuronal activity which in turn...
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17 Oct 2011
An amazing learning period occurs during the early lives of both humans and song birds. This period unfortunately disappears early in life and finding more about it could explain why learning a...
Type: News Article
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