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6/12/2007
Mother Mice More Attuned to Pup Sounds Than Others


Researchers have shown for the first time that the behavioral context in which communication sounds are heard affects the brain's ability to detect, discriminate and ultimately respond to them. Specifically, the researchers found that the auditory neurons of female mice that had given birth were better at detecting and discriminating vocalizations from mouse pups than the auditory neurons in virgin females.

This study was partially supported by a Sloan and Swartz Foundation fellowship.

Read the complete press release at the Emory University web site >>>




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