Jon Cohen

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Teaching A Chimp To Speak In ‘Project Nim’

A new documentary looks at a controversial 1970s experiment to teach a chimpanzee sign language.

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Almost Chimpanzee

Rather than focusing on how similar humans are to chimpanzees, can more be learned by examining how we're different?

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