Lana Learns Lexigrams

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


In this chapter Duane Rumbaugh speaks in the first person about his 30+ years of research on teaching animals, in particular the chimpanzee Lana, to use lexigrams.


Language Skill Language Research Iconic Gesture Grammatical String Valid Sentence 
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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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