Jarvis' general exploration of the bird brain
over his 16 years at Duke has also led to several unexpected discoveries unrelated to song.
Learn about the intelligence of these fascinating birds: the saying "bird brain
" is most certainly not true.
WITH JULIAN HUGHES BIRD BRAIN
? The intelligence of rooks is the subject of a new study Picture: DEREK MOORE WHICH is the cleverest bird?
A researcher from Imperial College London and his colleagues have developed for the first time a map of a typical bird brain
, showing how different regions are connected together to process information.
Researchers at Imperial College London developed a map of a typical bird brain
to show how the different regions are connected together to process information.
You hear them called bird-brained, but I think he's got a good bird brain
. He's looking out for himself.
In 2005, a team of experts announced a makeover in the naming of bird brain
parts to reflect the recognition that birds' well-developed paleocortex endows them with cognitive skills akin to mammals.
Recipients of choreography awards included WALLY CARDONA, MIGUEL GUTIERREZ, SUSAN MARSHALL, BEBE MILLER and her creative team for Landing/Place, JENNIFER MONSON for her Bird Brain
project, JEREMY WADE, YASUKO YOKOSHI, and JAWOLE WILLA JO ZOLLAR.
Dr Tom Smulders, a lecturer and researcher with Newcastle University's School of Biology, is part of an international consortium of neuroscientists who have proposed a drastic renaming of the structures of the bird brain
to correctly portray birds as being more like mammals in their thinking ability.
In 2000 I created the Pigeon Project, the first of my Bird Brain
Dance efforts, based on these experiences.
bBatty Bird Brains
Address/Tel: Conwy RSPB Reserve, Llandudno Junction 01492 584091Price: FreeHow to get there: Turn off the A55 at the Conwy exit, and the reserve is signposted off the roundabout What you'll get: Lots of activities for children, including the Bird Brain
Challenge and a bird race.
They surgically attached a wire to a part of the bird brain
called the robustus archistriatalis (roh-BUS-tuhs ark-is-tri-uh-TAL-is), or RA.
Team member Professor Michael Colombo, of Otago University in New Zealand, said: "We may have to rethink the use of the term 'bird brain
' as a put-down."
THIS bird brain
gull must have thought a discarded dummy was a tasty treat.
3 Traffic grounds to halt as dazed Hoopy lands on motorway