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The language of chimpanzees: Katie Slocombe at TEDxHull
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Added May 29, 2013
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“How can studying chimps help us understand how human language evolved?”

Can studying chimps unlock the keys to our languages? At TEDxHull, evolutionary psychologist Katie Slocombe shows the linguistic differences between how chimpanzees react to different types of food, from mild reactions to apples to wild hoots when given bread -- findings that may help us understand human evolution and the cognitive abilities of our ancient human ancestors.