NACS Seminar: Michael Long
Friday, November 15, 2019
1103 Bioscience Research Building
Speaker: Dr. Michael Long, New York University
Title: Comparative neurobiology of vocal communication
Abstract: Vocal communication is central to our everyday lives, facilitating social exchange. Despite significant recent discoveries, the neural mechanisms underlying coordinated vocal exchanges remain poorly understood. We examine the brain processes involved in interactive vocal behaviors, focusing on forebrain circuitry in the songbird and the rodent, and we relate these to emerging human studies that employ a range of methods to manipulate and monitor cortical areas relevant for speech.