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How Zebra Finches Learn To Sing Offers Insight Into How Humans Master Speech, Study Finds

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Birds and babies may seem like very different creatures, but a new study from UT Southwestern Medical Center has uncovered parallels in how both species master language. Dr. Todd Roberts, who’s spearheading the research, explains how a network of neurons in the brains of zebra finches could expand our understanding of how people learn speech.