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Lecture 3 - Chapter 10

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Lecture 3 PSYA02 Chapter 10 N Vicki the chimp was taught to speak by family 40s50s o Thought was maybe you could teach a chimp my rearing them they could possibly speak o It took 3 years to teach Vicki 4 words o People realized there was something wrong with ]L2} Z Z]K7Z}L[ have the vocal apparatus, bypass that and move to language symbolic etc without sound, maybe you can teach apes etc to comm. Using language o ^K}oZ7}o }KK:J]ZZ]2LZ}L[o}]o]} }KKL] ]Z sound N Washoe taught ASL American sign language, language generative? o Flexible ability to go for a meaning to a string of signs o Washoe can imitate gestures very good at it o Signs used appropriately such as in games o Washoe used the sign more to ask for more food open to use for OPEN doors stc o This showed that chimp understood the concepts o He could string words together too Washoe appears to have learned symbols and what they stand for ^]LK]Ll_ZL2}Z}2ZZKlZZLZ Yes its impressive he learned but a lot of editing in the film Could be bias in the editing of video, be
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