Baby Birds Babble
Posted by Trickster (A. Wolf) on Fri 2 May 2008 - 15:43
MIT researchers have discovered that baby birds have something in common with baby humans: they first "babble" to learn to speak. In this case, the "speech" of a bird is the adult bird's song. The parallel between bird and human may lend insights into the mysteries of human language-learning.
The full story is available at Discovery News.
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