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Alberta neuroscientists identify what makes parrots not so bird-brained

01:32 06 July in Uncategorized

Being called a bird-brain may not be so insulting after all, suggests a new University of Alberta study. Neuroscientists have discovered that parrots, remarkably intelligent birds, share neural circuitry similar to primates. They found in parrots, a certain part of the brain called the medial spiriform nucleus (SpM) is overdeveloped.Compared...