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Evolutionary Forces Favoring Communicative Flexibility

Ulrike Griebel and D. Kimbrough Oller

in Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151214
eISBN:
9780262281027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151214.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter defines “signal flexibility” and “functional flexibility” as two kinds of contextual flexibility in communication. It evaluates the environmental/social conditions and communication ... More


Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication

D. Kimbrough Oller and Ulrike Griebel (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151214
eISBN:
9780262281027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151214.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The evolutionary roots of human communication are difficult to trace, but recent comparative research suggests that the first key step in that evolutionary history may have been the establishment of ... More


Signal and Functional Flexibility in the Emergence of Communication System: The Editors’ Introduction

D. Kimbrough Oller and Ulrike Griebel

in Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151214
eISBN:
9780262281027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151214.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book asks how some species, and particularly ancient hominins, broke free of the stereotypy and fixedness that are so widespread in communicative systems. It considers communicative flexibility ... More


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