Mike KNES385 S Chimp Summary

Mike KNES385 S Chimp Summary - The reasoning that...

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Mike Nugent March 4, 2008 KNES385 Sect. 0106 Can Chimps Talk? Recently, when trying to determine if chimpanzee can talk, scientists have been paying less attention to their mouths, and more to their hands. Many animals can communicate simple things that have to do with mating or fighting, but chimps may actually have a more complex language system.
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Unformatted text preview: The reasoning that scientists give is that chimps may have mirror neurons that allow them to recognize subtle differences in hand gestures. This does not rule out speech communication, it is just less likely that chimps can communicate in this manner....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course KNES 385 taught by Professor Marcio during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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