Songbird Melodies and Human Speech Share Patterns
If you listen to songbirds, you will recognize repeated melodies or phrases. Each phrase is made up of distinct sounds, strung together. A study from researchers at McGill University has found that the song phrases of many songbird species follow patterns that are similar to those used in human speech. At least in some respects.
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DTI and EPSRC Fund Hydrogen Storage Project
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