Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSAmy Poremba, PhD
Similarities abound in the natural world and even more so between the highly related human and non-human primate brains. So, we can begin to study what types of processing in the brain of both humans and monkeys may be similar for communication sounds.
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