Forum > Birds In The News > Pupil's Brain Recognizes The Perfect Teacher

 
Webmaster Posted 17-Oct-2018 14:09
Joined:

Posts:
06-Mar-2014

1592
From Science Daily on 17-Oct-2018 14:09

Human and avian youngsters learn behaviors by imitating adults. But learners are selective in who they copy, and scientists don't understand how they choose the right teacher. Young male zebra finches must learn to copy the song of an adult male to mate, but juveniles won't imitate songs played through a loudspeaker or sung by other species of birds. New findings show how the juvenile birds identify the right teacher.


View Full Article

 
HawkOwl Web Design