SOURCE: Medical News Today
DATE: February 21, 2013
EXCERPT: "Male rat pups have more of a specific brain protein associated with language development than females, according to a study [that] also found sex differences in the brain protein in a small group of children. The findings may shed light on sex differences in communication in animals and language acquisition in people." more
RELATED PUBMED LINK:
Bowers JM, Perez-Pouchoulen M, Edwards NS, McCarthy MM. Foxp2 mediates sex differences in ultrasonic vocalization by rat pups and directs order of maternal retrieval. J Neurosci. 2013 Feb 20;33(8):3276-83.
*Note: if you do not have access to this journal, contact your local librarian for assistance in accessing this article through library resources.