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- Bensoussan, Sandy, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Applied animal behaviour science 2019 v.210 pp. 38-45
- emotions; humans; piglets; speech; vocalization
- ... Vocal communication is of major social importance in pigs. Their auditory sensitivity goes beyond the intraspecific level; studies have shown that domestic pigs are sensitive to and can learn to recognise human voices. The question of which prosodic features (intonation, accentuation, rhythm) of human speech may matter to this recognition, however, remains open. A total of 42 piglets were allocate ...