Accession Number : AD0623814

Title :   COMMUNICATION STUDIES ON TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jan-30 Nov 64,

Corporate Author : COMMUNICATION RESEARCH INST MIAMI FLA

Personal Author(s) : Lilly,John C.

Report Date : 30 NOV 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : During the year 1964 concentrated efforts were made in two directions: (1) the testing of the ability of Tursiops truncatus to reproduce the sounds of human speech and to respond vocally appropriately to a human dictating various kinds of materials to the dolphin. (2) The studies on the natural phonation capabilities of Tursiops truncatus were continued. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CETACEA, VERBAL BEHAVIOR), (*SPEECH, LEARNING), BEHAVIOR, HUMANS, MARINE BIOLOGICAL NOISE, SOUND, PHONETICS

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE