Social learning: parents may not always know best

Simon C. Griffith*, Culum Brown

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    Abstract

    The efficiency with which animals learn new skills depends on their ability to choose good tutors. A new study shows that early-life stress causes young zebra finches to switch tutor preference from parents to unrelated adults.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number12165
    Pages (from-to)R802-R804
    Number of pages3
    JournalCurrent Biology
    Volume25
    Issue number18
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Sept 2015

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