Modification of spectral features by nonhuman primates

Daniel J. Weiss, Cara F. Hotchkin, Susan E. Parks

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Ackermann et al. discuss the lack of evidence for vocal control in nonhuman primates. We suggest that nonhuman primates may be capable of achieving greater vocal control than previously supposed. In support of this assertion, we discuss new evidence that nonhuman primates are capable of modifying spectral features in their vocalizations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)574-576
Number of pages3
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number6
StatePublished - May 15 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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