05+animal+comm - Species examples Communication modes...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Comm 101 – 2/2/10 The birds and the bees and the chimpanzees… and you and me 1. What do we all use communication for? courtship, mating, reproduction parent/offspring relationships and socialization navigation self-defense territoriality alliances and relationships 2. Modes of communication 3. Evolutionary complexity of communication Invertebrates Low vertebrates High vertebrates
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Species examples Communication modes Signal repertoire size Combination Invention Speed of transmission Comm 101 – 2/2/10 4. Evolutional foundations of human communication • humans are biologically natural talkers • brain adaptations for speech ± left hemisphere ± Broca’s area ± Wernicke’s area ± are you smarter than a chimp? • vocal track adaptations for speech ± larynx...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 101 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

Page1 / 2

05+animal+comm - Species examples Communication modes...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online