The Sound and the Fear
The Sound and the Fear
See University of California, Los Angeles, animal behavior researcher Dan Blumstein explain common characteristics of vocalizations that express fearful emotions.
The Sound and the Fear
The Sound and the Fear

See University of California, Los Angeles, animal behavior researcher Dan Blumstein explain common characteristics of vocalizations that express fearful emotions.

See University of California, Los Angeles, animal behavior researcher Dan Blumstein explain common characteristics of vocalizations that express fearful emotions.

vocalization
Image of the Day: Vocal Tracks
Image of the Day: Vocal Tracks
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 25, 2019
Hear seals imitating human sounds and melodies.
Browsing Deer Affect How A Forest Sounds
Browsing Deer Affect How A Forest Sounds
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2019
Changes in the auditory environment as a result of herbivory could influence how animals communicate, and may have implications for sound-based monitoring of species.
Image of the Day: Watch and Learn
Image of the Day: Watch and Learn
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 25, 2019
Young zebra finches that receive feedback after they sing from a video of a fluffed-up female eventually develop more accurate tunes.
Recording of “Sonic Attack” in Cuba Was Crickets: Scientists
Recording of “Sonic Attack” in Cuba Was Crickets: Scientists
Kerry Grens | Jan 7, 2019
Biologists say a sound suspected to have caused headaches, nausea, and possible brain damage among diplomats is actually of insects chirping.
Primer: Acoustics and Physiology of Human Speech
Primer: Acoustics and Physiology of Human Speech
Philip Lieberman | Jun 30, 2018
People have a unique anatomy that supports our ability to produce complex language.
Why Human Speech Is Special
Why Human Speech Is Special
Philip Lieberman | Jun 30, 2018
Evolutionary changes in both the vocal tract and the brain were necessary for humans’ remarkable gift of gab.
Image of the Day: Whistling Caterpillar
Image of the Day: Whistling Caterpillar
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2018
Nessus sphinx hawkmoth larvae make alarm calls using mechanics similar to rocket engines. 
What Bat Quarrels Tell Us About Vocal Learning
What Bat Quarrels Tell Us About Vocal Learning
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 31, 2017
New research shows humans aren’t that different from our winged cousins.
Sound of the Day: Big Mouth Gulf Corvina
Sound of the Day: Big Mouth Gulf Corvina
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 20, 2017
Researchers document the loudest sound ever recorded in fish.