Chimpanzees have at least 66 distinct gestures they use to talk to each other | Mail Online

the extent of their communication skills comes as no surprise. What is more interesting to me is the reference to the “gesture” language being common across the species (and even, to a limited extent, between species) – as opposed to being cultural (learned). This implies significant support for Chomsky’s “innate language” hypothesis…


About Harry Stottle
Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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