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Studying Elephant Communication | HHMI BioInteractive Video

Studying Elephant Communication | HHMI BioInteractive Video

[INSECTS CHIRPING] [MUSIC PLAYING] [MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER: Caitlin O’Connell has spent over 20 years observing how elephants interact and communicate. Her research takes place in Etosha National Park, Namibia. CAITLIN O’CONNELL: I’ve spent a lot of time trying to understand Read more…


What is language? – Defining “language” vs. “languages” — Linguistics 101

What is language? – Defining “language” vs. “languages” — Linguistics 101

Here’s a friend of mine. She doesn’t talk a lot, but when she does it’s usually about something interesting. This kind of suspicious character over here is listening in. Now, he can make out what she’s saying, and he gets Read more…


Do animals have language? – Michele Bishop

Do animals have language? – Michele Bishop

All animals communicate. Crabs wave their claws at each other to signal that they’re healthy and ready to mate. Cuttlefish use pigmented skin cells called chromatophores to create patterns on their skin that act as camouflage or warnings to rivals. Read more…


Types of animal communication | Individuals and Society | MCAT | Khan Academy

– So let’s talk a little bit about types of animal communication or different ways that animals can communicate with each other. In one way, at least the most obvious way for me, is that they can communicate to each Read more…


Animal communication | Individuals and Society | MCAT | Khan Academy

Animal communication | Individuals and Society | MCAT | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] When humans communicate with one another, they tend to rely on a few things. So, first of all, we rely on language. We use it to communicate our ideas, thoughts and feelings, and also to respond to the Read more…


Can Animals Talk? – the linguistics behind animal language

Can Animals Talk? – the linguistics behind animal language

Obviously, animals can talk. If they couldn’t, would we name social chat services after them? When we say “animals”, we’re not usually talking about humans. We have this intuition that humans are very different from the rest of nature. If Read more…


How Close Are We to Talking With Animals?

How Close Are We to Talking With Animals?

You may not want to admit it, but at one time in your life, you’ve talked to an animal. Maybe it was letting a dog know it was a good dog or asking a cat where it’s been. Maybe you Read more…