Language Studies with Bottlenosed Dolphins

  • William A. Hillix
  • Duane M. Rumbaugh
Part of the Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects book series (DIPR)

Abstract

Louis Herman conducts his dolphin research in tanks located at the Kewalo Basin Marine Mammal Laboratory in Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitors ascend stairs into a tower above two seawater tanks, one situated to the north and another to the south of the structure. The tanks are circular, 50 feet in diameter. The tanks are connected by a ten-foot-wide channel. Dolphins occupy both tanks.

Keywords

Serial Position Bottlenosed Dolphin Direct Object Conditional Discrimination Language Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William A. Hillix
    • 1
  • Duane M. Rumbaugh
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PsychologySan Diego State UniversitySan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Psychology and BiologyGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Iowa Primate Learning SanctuaryDes MoinesUSA

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