Study: Gene Implicated in Human Language Affects Vocal Communication in Mice

Study: Gene Implicated in Human Language Affects Vocal Communication in Mice

Study: Gene Implicated in Human Language Affects Vocal Communication in Mice According to a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, ultrasonic vocal communication in adult mice is affected by the same gene needed for speech in humans. Implicated : Mouse song system anatomy and syllable types: (A) proposed anatomy of the rudimentary mouse forebrain vocal communication circuit; (B) comparison with human; (C) comparison with songbird; (D) sonograms of examples syllables of the four syllable categories quantified from a C57 male mouse USV song, labeled according to…

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