Bright baboons show linguistic learning skills (2:08)
April 22 - French researchers have trained Guinea baboons to distinguish four-letter English words from non-words. The scientists say their linguistic experiments demonstrate that the animals possess a key component of literacy - the recognition of the visual word form. Jim Drury reports. ( Transcript )
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