Bidding evidence for primate vocal learning and the cultural substrates for speech evolution

@article{Lameira2017BiddingEF,
  title={Bidding evidence for primate vocal learning and the cultural substrates for speech evolution},
  author={Adriano R Lameira},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={83},
  pages={429-439}
}
Speech evolution seems to defy scientific explanation. Progress on this front has been jammed in an entrenched orthodoxy about what great apes can and (mostly) cannot do vocally, an idea epitomized by the Kuypers/Jürgens hypothesis. Findings by great ape researchers paint, however, starkly different and more optimistic landscapes for speech evolution. Over twenty studies qualify as positive evidence for primate vocal (production) learning following accepted terminology. Additionally, the… CONTINUE READING
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