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A fine-tuned brain

Songbird’s strategy for changing its tune could inform rehab efforts for people with brain diseases.

Bengalese finch

Bengalese finch

A songbird’s strategy for changing its tune could someday lead to rehabilitating people with neuromuscular diseases or injuries. Neuroscientists at the University of California, San Francisco, used an automated computer system to figure out how songbirds learn to perfect and maintain their song.

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