Baby cry recognition is independent of motherhood but improved by experience and exposure


Un article publié dans Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences par Hélène BOUCHET, Florence LEVRERO, David REBY,  Nicolas MATHEVON de l'équipe ENES- Neuroethologie Sensorielle du CRNL et leurs collaborateurs du CHU de St Etienne. “We suggest that, rather than being female-specific or motherhood-dependent, the ability to recognize a baby from their cries derives from general auditory and learning skills. By being available to non-parents of both sexes, it may contribute to the caregiving flexibility required for efficient cooperative breeding in humans."


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