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Profile: Erich Jarvis

Profile: Erich Jarvis

The work of neuroscientist Erich Jarvis demonstrates the power of open-mindedness in the lab.

Meet Erich Jarvis

Find out why Jarvis chose a career in science over dance, why he calls himself a scientific artist, and why bird brains are so interesting. See highlights or go to the full interview.

Bird Brain

What can a songbird brain tell you if you look at it the right way? Examine a rotating model and see what Jarvis sees.

Ask the Expert

Duke University's Erich Jarvis answers your e-mailed questions on bird neuroscience and his life outside the lab.