What Gets A Females Attention, At Least A Songbirds

Male songbirds produce a subtly different tune when they are courting a female than when they are singing on their own. Now, new research offers a window into the effect this has on females, showing they have an ear for detail. The finding provides insights not only into the intricacies of songbird attraction and devotion but also into the way in which the brain develops and responds to social cues, in birds — and humans.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

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