Bonobo 'Peeps' Could Shed Light On Evolution Of Language
The squeaks of bonobos could tell us a lot about the evolution of human language, specifically a concept called functional flexibility.By Sebastian Martinez | August 4, 2015
That little squeak might not sound like much to you, but to a bonobo mother, it carries a lot of meaning.
Exactly how it does that is a question researchers are asking, and the answer could shed more light on the evolution of language.
It all comes down to a concept called functional flexibility, one of language's basic building blocks.