animal communication

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Noun1.animal communication - communication between animals (of the same species)animal communication - communication between animals (of the same species)
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
birdcall, birdsong, song, call - the characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"
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Contract awarded for Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology silheomdong animal communication work
It is because of the fact that usually people are not aware that talking to animals is possible until they study animal communication.
Gries is internationally well-known for his work in Multimodal Animal Communication Ecology.
Animal communication does not consist in the organization of arbitrary sounds into discrete, conventionalized words and morphemes that can in turn be combined to create complex, propositional meaning; only human language can do this.
For example, you could read about the work of scientists who study animal communication or you could write a story about talking animals.
Travel Paks are bundled animal communication and Reiki for animal services geared specifically for pet families whose pets have to travel.
Believable male and female protagonists, exotic races and mystical animal communication, plus a streak of religious ethical framing and promise of redemption that is intriguing and non-Judeo Christian on the surface--all these things alone perhaps do not a great fantasy make, but they sure help keep the pages turning.
Based on an analysis of animal communication, and using Miyagawa's framework, the authors said that birdsong closely resembles the expression layer of human sentences - whereas the communicative waggles of bees, or the short, audible messages of primates, are more like the lexical layer.
60) covers the basics of writing about animals, from researching books and articles on the topic of animal communication to conducting an interview and writing about the results.
Coverage encompasses defining and acquiring language (including what every native speaker secretly understands, and human language versus animal communication systems); structures (phonetics, morphology, grammar, and the history of English); and language in use (semantics, pragmatics, electronic-mediated communication, and language variation and change).
In Chapter 2, Wildgen suggests that to understand the evolutionary origins of language one should start with the simpler forms of communication or protolanguage and examine the semantics and pragmatics of animal communication and early forms of human communication.
I did some research into animal communication, met with a well known animal communicator in London, and it all made sense.