‘Love hormone’ guides young songbirds in choice of ‘voice coach’

“Oxytocin, the so-called “love hormone,” plays a key role in the process of how a young zebra finch learns to sing by imitating its elders, suggests a new study by neuroscientists at Emory University. Scientific Reports published the findings, which add to the understanding of the neurochemistry of social learning”

Read the full article with insights form Natalie Pilgeram, an Emory Psychology PhD candidate here.

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