Linda BistereDoctoral Student
Research Group Vallentin
Improving a motor skill can often be achieved by incorporating feedback from others. Juvenile zebra finches for instance constantly improve their song during development but the role of external feedback from other individuals is not well understood. My main research focus lies in understanding the feedback dependent changes during song learning in zebra finches. Therefore, I combine behavioral observations and electrophysiological recordings in juvenile zebra finches.
03/2019 -present PhD student (Research Group - Vallentin) Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen
04/2018- 02/2019 PhD Student (Research Group - Vallentin), Freie Universität Berlin
2018 Master of Science, Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology, Freie Universität Berlin
Master thesis: ‘Quantification and analysis of social impact on zebra finch song learning’ (PI: Daniela Vallentin)
2015 Bachelor of Science, Biology, Freie Universität Berlin