What can vocal marmosets tell us about human development? With Thiago Tarraf Varella

In this episode of The Highlights, show host and third-year graduate student in psychology Thiago Tarraf Varella discusses his research on pre linguistic vocal learning in marmosets, and what this can tell us about human vocal development.

This episode of The Highlights was produced under the 145th Managing Board of The Daily Princetonian in partnership with Princeton Insights. Thiago Tarraf Varella is a graduate student in Department of Psychology at Princeton and can be reached at tvarella@princeton.edu.

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Princeton Insights coverage: What other species can teach us about how infants learn to speak

Original Paper: Cooperative care and the evolution of the prelinguistic vocal learning


Written and hosted by Thiago Tarraf Varella GS and Senna Aldoubosh

Edited and sound engineered by Sophia Villacorta and Isabel Rodrigues

Produced by Isabel Rodrigues

Original Princeton Insights coverage by Sarah McFann GS

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