Colloquium: Friday, April 29, 2022, at 3pm, 622 Dodge Hall
Julia Hyland Bruno (Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, Center for Neuroscience and Society, Columbia University)
"A Comparative-Species Perspective on Vocal Interactivity"
Bio: Julia Hyland Bruno is an ethologist interested in behavioral development, with a particular focus on the learned communication systems of social animals. She received her PhD in Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience from the City University of New York, where she studied the rhythmic patterning of zebra finch vocal learning. As a postdoctoral Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience at Columbia's Center for Science and Society, Julia works with Peter Bearman (Sociology) and George Lewis (Music) on a project entitled Learning to Improvise? Using Social Songbirds to Study Vocal Culture in the Lab.