Social Influences on Vocal Development / Edition 1

Social Influences on Vocal Development / Edition 1

by Charles T. Snowdon
     
 

Unique book illustrating importance of social companions in vocal development in humans and other animals.See more details below

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Unique book illustrating importance of social companions in vocal development in humans and other animals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521495264
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Charles T. Snowdon and Martine Hausberger; 2. Social interaction and sensitive phases for song learning: a critical review Douglas A. Nelson; 3. Social interaction and vocal development in birds Luis F. Baptista and Sandra L. L. Gaunt; 4. Building a social agenda for the study of bird song Meredith J. West, Andrew P. King and Todd M. Freeberg; 5. Field observations, experimental design and the time and place of learning in bird songs Robert B. Payne and Laura L. Payne; 6. Vocal learning in wild and domesticated Zebra Finches: signature cues for kin recognition or epiphenomena? Richard Zann; 7. What birds with complex social relationships can tell us about vocal learning: vocal sharing in avian groups Eleanor D. Brown and Susan M. Farabaugh; 8. Social influences on song acquisition and sharing in the European starling (Sturnus vulgaris) Martine Hausberger; 9. Social influences on the acquisition of human-based codes in parrots and nonhuman primates Irene Maxine Pepperberg; 10. Vocal learning in captive bottlenose dolphins: a comparison to humans and nonhuman animals Brenda McCowan and Diana Reiss; 11. Vocal learning in cetaceans Peter L. Tyack and Laela S. Sayigh; 12. Social influences on vocal development in New World primates Charles T. Snowdon, A. Margaret Elowson and Rebecca S. Roush; 13. Some general features of vocal development in nonhuman primates Robert M. Seyfarth and Dorothy L. Cheney; 14. Social influences on vocal learning in human and nonhuman primates John L. Locke and Catherine Snow; 15. The resilience of language in humans Susan Goldin-Meadow; 16. Reciprocal interactions and the development of communication and language between parents and children Annick Jouanjean-l'Antoëne; 17. Crafting activities: building social organization through language in girls' and boys' groups Marjorie Harness Goodwin; Index.

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