A primate dictionary? decoding the function and meaning of another species' vocalizations

Abstract

Decoding the function and meaning of a foreign culture’s sounds and gestures is a notoriously difficult problem. It is even more challenging when we think about the sounds and gestures of nonhuman animals. This essay provides a review of what is currently known about the informational content and function of primate vocalizations, emphasizing the problems… (More)
DOI: 10.1207/s15516709cog2403_5

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@article{Hauser2000APD, title={A primate dictionary? decoding the function and meaning of another species' vocalizations}, author={Marc D. Hauser}, journal={Cognitive Science}, year={2000}, volume={24}, pages={445-475} }