Savage Rumbaugh

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  • Created on: 30-10-14 20:47
What was the aim of this study?
The aim was to study language acquisition in pygmy chimpanzees and to compare the results with common chimpanzees
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What is Associate symbol learning?
When a child learns to associate specific sounds with specific objects
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What is representational symbols learning?
Using the sounds to refer to the objects
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Why Bonobos?
Social - food sharing, Intelligent, Prefer human company, closest to human DNA
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Why common chimpanzees?
Easy available, provides us with an easy control, Experimenters wanted to compare language acquisition in both apes
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How old and what did Kanzi and Mulika do?
Kanzi (30-47) Mulika (11-21) both spent several hours with their mother who was a language chimp
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What was the IV and DV of this study
IV: species of chimpanzee DV: Language acquisition
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What type of method was this study conducted?
It was mainly a case study with Kanzi though a Longitudinal design
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How long was the data gathered for?
10 year span / the data was gathered through a 17month period
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