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 View from Planet Nancy 
 Daily Program
 Nancy Casey
 Nancy Casey  
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 Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives (by-nc-nd) 
"A newer consensus says that language isn’t a single capacity, but rather a range of abilities which have become synchronized in humans in remarkable ways. There’s the ability to connect sounds with meanings. The ability the ability to decipher syntax and grammar. The ability to use gesture to communicate.
Language researcher Mike Tomasello from the Max Planck Institute in Germany suggests that scientists are asking the wrong question. Instead of wondering why apes don’t talk, researchers should ask Why don’t apes point? .. ?

Music by Kevin MacLeod
Date-stamped 8-16-12, but material is not date-specific

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00:04:38 English 2012-08-16
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