Posts Tagged ‘songbirds’

Discovery: How Songbirds Could Help With Autism, 3D-Printed Microneedles Offer New, Lower Cost Option

Posted by Lance Murray

INVESTIGATORS SHOW HOW NEURONS DETERMINE VOCAL BEHAVIORS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchScientists at UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute are using songbirds to demonstrate that a specific set of neurons may influence how humans learn vocal behaviors.

Their study shows that a bird’s

Humans Could Benefit from Songbird Brain Research

Posted by Lance Murray

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute are using songbirds to “watch” how the brain learns.

By mapping the the neural processes involved as zebra finches learn mating songs, the scientists hope they will be able …