Primate research center studying language acquisition through work with bonobos and chimpanzees. Features a list of publications and ape biographies.
A cognitive model of Chantek, a signing orangutan, for an installation at Zoo Atlanta.
This institute at Central Washington University cares for five chimpanzees who are being taught American Sign Language.
The Gorilla Foundation brings interspecies communication to the public through Koko, famous for her sign language skills.
General commentary on ape language with transcripts of chats with apes and interviews with ape language researchers.
Chimpanzee language research projects at Kyoto University. News, pictures and biographies of chimpanzee subjects as well as researchers.
This project is part of a theoretical course on Syntax and Grammatical Theories taught by Prof. Dirk Geeraerts at K.U.Leuven.
A article by Clive Wynne that argues evidence from the ape sign language studies demonstrates that our closest animal relatives do not have consciousness.
Sue and Duane Rumbaugh argue the documentation of elementary language competence in species other than humans has significant implications for the understanding of the brain. Article includes a history of ape sign language research.
Lauren Kosseff suggests the acquisition of some aspects of language in primates may shed light on the development of language in early humans.