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Evolution of communicative flexibility complexity, creativity, and adaptability in human and animal communication

Author: D Kimbrough Oller; Ulrike Griebel
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press 2008
Series: Vienna series in theoretical biology, 2008: 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Experts investigate communicative flexibility (in both form and usage of signals) as the foundation of the evolution of complex communication systems, including human language.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Kimbrough Oller; Ulrike Griebel
ISBN: 9780262151214 0262151219
OCLC Number: 901743109
Description: 356 p.
Series Title: Vienna series in theoretical biology, 2008: 1
Responsibility: D. Kimbrough Oller [edit.]; Ulrike Griebel [edit.].

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