Towards a great ape dictionary: Inexperienced humans understand common nonhuman ape gestures

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Publication Type: Journal Article
Authors: Graham, Kirsty E.; Hobaiter, Catherine
Year of Publication: 2023
Journal: PLOS Biology
Volume: 21
Issue: 1
Pagination: e3001939 -
Date Published: 2023/01/24
Publication Language: eng

All nonhuman great apes share a large repertoire of gestures, but there are many challenges to observing these gestures in humans. This study, by showing people videos of ape gestures and testing their understanding, reveals that humans may share these gestures too.

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