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  • Feb 22, 2012
  • 04:17 PM

U of A scientists know why the caged bird sings

Ed Struzik / Edmonton Journal
EDMONTON - When University of Alberta psychology professor Chris Sturdy began studying songbirds to better understand animal evolution and human problems associated with speech and language, he wasn’t sure whether a creature with a chickpea-sized brain could be trained to participate in his experiments.

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