- Title Pages
- Current Perspectives in Psychology
- Series Foreword
3Sculpting of Tendencies
4Learning, the Foundation of Intelligence
5Limitations of Respondents and Operants
6First Lessons from Primates
7Primate Research at the San Diego Zoo
8Interesting Events at the San Diego Zoo
9The LANA Project, 1971
10The Assembling of Language
12Asking Questions so That Animals Can Provide the Right Answers
13When Emergents Just Don't Emerge
16Processes Basic to Learning and Reinforcement
17Harlow's Bridge to Rational Behaviors
19Overview and Perspective
- Recommended Reading
- (p.128) 11 Kanzi!
- Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings
Duane M. Rumbaugh
David A. Washburn
- Yale University Press
Kanzi was the first ape to manifest significant language skills he acquired in his day-to-day living experiences. He spontaneously learned the meanings of literally hundreds of lexigrams and spoken words. The chapter focuses on Kanzi's language skills and highlights the “naturalness” of his language learning skills.
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