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Song learning in birds: the relation between perception and production

FERNANDO NOTTEBOHM, ARTURO ALVAREZ-BUYLLA, JEFFREY CYNX, JOHN KIRN, CHANG-YING LING, MARTA NOTTEBOHM, ROBERT SUTER, AMANDA TOLLES, and HEATHER WILLIAMS

in Behavioural and Neural Aspects of Learning and Memory

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521983
eISBN:
9780191688492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521983.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The vocal control system of oscine songbirds has some perplexing properties — e.g. laterality, adult neurogenesis, neuronal replacement — that are not predicted by common views of how vocal learning ... More


Song learning: the interface between behaviour and neuroethology

PETER MARLER

in Behavioural and Neural Aspects of Learning and Memory

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521983
eISBN:
9780191688492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521983.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Research on behavioural development is closely associated with studies of the physiology of development. The two are mutually synergistic, and the synergism is well displayed in research on song ... More


Mirror neurons in the songbird brain: A neural interface for learned vocal communication

Jonathan F. Prather and Richard Mooney

in New Frontiers in Mirror Neurons Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199686155
eISBN:
9780191807589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686155.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This chapter examines the evidence for auditory–vocal mirror neurons in a sensorimotor nucleus important to birdsong, a learned form of vocal communication with numerous parallels to human speech. ... More


Possible Precursors of Syntactic Components in Other Species

Hilliard Austin T. and White Stephanie A.

in Biological Foundations and Origin of Syntax

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013567
eISBN:
9780262258586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013567.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

As a uniquely human phenotype, language appears to be a wholesale innovation whose evolutionary and neurobiological basis may be studied only using noninvasive techniques. Alternatively, the ... More


MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 2: Applications

Richard Colwell and Peter Webster (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199754397
eISBN:
9780190268190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754397.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book brings together the best and most current research on best practice for music learning, focusing squarely on the profession’s empirical and conceptual knowledge of how students gain ... More


Why Now?

Robert C. Berwick and Noam Chomsky

in Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034241
eISBN:
9780262333351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034241.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter explains that the book is a collection of essays that address the evolution of language. It examines the tension between Darwinian infinitesimal evolutionary change and continuity, with ... More


Cross-Cultural Universals and Communication Structures

Stephen C. Levinson

in Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262018104
eISBN:
9780262314121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018104.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Given the diversity of languages, it is unlikely that the human capacity for language resides in rich universal syntactic machinery. More likely, it resides centrally in the capacity for vocal ... More


Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

Robert C. Berwick and Noam Chomsky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034241
eISBN:
9780262333351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034241.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

We are born crying, but those cries signal the first stirring of language. Within a year or so, infants master the sound system of their language; a few years after that, they are engaging in ... More


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