The Song Remains the Same.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Deafness causes speech to deteriorate, but whether this deterioration reflects an active or passive process is unclear. Birdsong - a learned vocal behavior that resembles speech in its dependence on auditory feedback - also deteriorates following deafening. In their 2000 paper, Brainard and Doupe showed that, following deafening, birdsong deteriorates through an active process mediated by a cortex-basal ganglia (BG) circuit.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mooney, R

Published Date

  • April 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 41 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 167 - 170

PubMed ID

  • 29602334

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC6010202

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1878-108X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.tins.2018.02.006


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England