G+G Aims and Context

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What was examined by scientists for years?
To what extent to which humans and animals are different
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In the 1960s questions were being asked?
Can only humans use language?
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What was the crucial difference between humans and animals?
Language
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What did some believe?
Animals were capable of aquiring language
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What was Premack believe?
Chimpanzees were capaple of aquiring human language
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What did they teach to their chimp?
Sarah taught language
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By using what?
coloured shapes to represent words
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How many signs did she aquire?
130 signs
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How many signs could she use in a single sign?
8
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What did Noam chomsky argue?
Only humans can use language as they have a unique part of thier brain
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Called what?
Language aquisition device
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Therefore why can't use language?
They don't have a LAD
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What have researchers looked at?
Bees perform 'waggle dance
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What did this communicate?
To the hive where the pollen is
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What do some people argue?
This is evidence of language
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What do others argue?
It is just communication
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What was the Gardner's aim?
If they could teach a chimp to communicate using human language especially ASL
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What else did they aim?
To teach a chimp ASL because chimpanzees are good with their hands
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therefore?
They should cope well with the mechanics of signing
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