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Avian Brains

  1. Anton Reiner

Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0004083

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How to Cite

Reiner, A. 2005. Avian Brains. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

Abstract

The brain in birds is large, complex and unique in a number of ways, and it underlies the sophisticated cognitive, social and motor behaviours that typify birds.

Keywords:

  • cerebrum;
  • Wulst;
  • DVR;
  • basal ganglia;
  • songbirds