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Birdsong Studied for Clues to Brain Function

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Birdsong Studied for Clues to Brain Function

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Birdsong Studied for Clues to Brain Function

Birdsong Studied for Clues to Brain Function

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Like people, birds have to learn their vocalizations. A study being published in Nature reveals how white-crowned sparrows learn to string notes together. NPR's Richard Harris reports.