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Auditory plasticity: vocal output shapes auditory cortex.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford, UK.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Current Biology
0960-9822
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
15
Issue
13
Identifiers
PMID: 16005282
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

Studies in humans and songbirds have revealed a close link between vocal output and hearing. Now experiments in marmosets have shown that self-generated vocalizations can modulate the activity of neurons in the auditory cortex and even remodel their response properties.

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