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Click to edit Master subtitle style  9/9/09 CHAPTER 2.2:  ANIMALS AND HUMAN  LANGUAGE
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 9/9/09 ARE CREATURES CAPABLE OF  COMMUNICATING? WITH HUMANS? DOES HUMAN LANGUAGE HAVE  PROPERTIES THAT MAKE IT UNIQUE? Things that make you go, “HUMMM??”
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 9/9/09 TO FIND OUT IF LANGUAGE CAN BE  Today’s discussion…
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 9/9/09 Chimpanzees and language speech Viki as their own-few words, but poorly articulated Why???
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 9/9/09 Non-human primates do not have a physically  structured vocal tract suitable for producing human  sounds What physically makes them different? So if they cannot “speak” to you…what’s next…?
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 9/9/09 Washoe Taught American Sign Language (ASL) After 3.5 years, she used signs for 100+ words Airplane Baby Banana Window Woman You Understood more words than she could produce
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