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Discovery

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Science & Medicine

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Science & Medicine 28

Explorations in the world of science.

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13/06/2011

June 13th, 2011

Episode 65 of 565 episodes

This week's Discovery looks at the controversy over language. Not human language, but that used by our closest relatives in the animal kingdom monkeys and apes. Can they really communicate in a way that constitutes language and if so does this mean they are capable of what we might regard as conscious decision making?

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