Title

Vocal Learning of a Communicative Signal in Captive Chimpanzees, Pan Troglodytes

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-2013

Abstract

Highlights:

  • Chimpanzees can acquire the use of a communicative signal via operant conditioning.
  • Chimpanzees generalize the use of this signal to appropriate communicative contexts.
  • Chimpanzees possess the capacity for vocal learning.