The Method Section: Vocal Learning and the Brain

00:00 – Introduction

02:43 – Vocal learning

08:32 – Kuypers-Jurgens hypothesis

13:30 – Kuypers research

14:53 – Jurgens research

16:13 – Support for the Kuypers-Jurgens hypothesis

16:31 – Can it be proven?
21:11 – Recent tech
21:50 – Ending and outro

You can listen to The Method Section by using the player above, searching for “The Conduct Science Podcast” on any place you listen to your podcasts, using any of the links below or you can download it HERE!

 

Links from the show:

This week on The Method Section, Tom takes a look at the neurological circuit that is responsible for complex vocal learning. With such a restricted range of animals that show this incredible ability the Kuypers-Jurgens hypothesis presents a great opportunity to understand how complex vocal learning, and by effect, even human language evolved and why such specific neurological pathways are important. Music by: Joakim Karud – https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Website       Twitter       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

RSS

Podbean

Spotify

Stitcher

Google Play

iTunes

Thanks for Listening!

Feel free to share your thoughts on our Twitter here:  @ConductScience

Use #ConductScience on twitter to:

  • Suggest a guest
  • Suggest a topic
  • Ask a question we can answer on the show
  • Or to just get in touch!

Learn about our products: