communication

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the exchange of ideas by writing, speech, or signals

something communicated, as information

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a situation allowing exchange of ideas or messages

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In the study of captive chimpanzees at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center (Atlanta, Georgia), researchers have suggested that this "hemispheric lateralization" for language may have its evolutionary roots in the gestural communication of our common ancestors.
Moreover, gestural communication in apes shares some key features with human language, such as intentionality, referential properties and flexibility of learning and use".
A study of captive chimpanzees at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta, Georgia, suggests that this "hemispheric lateralization" for language may have its evolutionary roots in the gestural communication of our common ancestors.
Kalan said: "It's a form of gestural communication that has largely been overlooked by gorilla researchers.