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Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings$
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Duane Rumbaugh and David Washburn

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780300099836

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300099836.001.0001

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Asking Questions so That Animals Can Provide the Right Answers

Asking Questions so That Animals Can Provide the Right Answers

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(p.147) 12 Asking Questions so That Animals Can Provide the Right Answers
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Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings
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Duane M. Rumbaugh

David A. Washburn

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300099836.003.0012

This chapter explores chimpanzees' and bonobos' success in language acquisition. It address why chimpanzees and bonobos succeeded in demonstrating the use and comprehension of language where other animals have failed. It also demonstrates how they learned to understand symbols and human speech and the qualitative differences in learning that can be observed across primate species.

Keywords:   chimpanzees, bonobos, language acquisition, comprehension, language, symbols, human speech, learning, primate species

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