06 animal comm - Modes of Communication Evolutional foundations of human communication Humans are biologically natural talkers Evidence for

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The birds and the bees and the chimpanzees … and you and me Communication in the wild Why do animals need communication? Humans and animals use Communication for… Honeybee dance (Karl von Frisch, 1945) Communication in the wild Communication is the essential life process through which animals and humans create, acquire, transform and use information and messages to carry out the activities of their daily lives, to interact with the environment and one another
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Unformatted text preview: Modes of Communication Evolutional foundations of human communication Humans are biologically natural talkers Evidence for biological hard-wiring Human adaptations for speech Brain adaptations Broca’s area Wernicke’s area “Are you smarter than a chimp?” Evolutionary costs of language Vocal tract adaptations Vocal cavity Larynx Evolutionary costs of language...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 192:100 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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