Click on the following links. Please note these will open in a new window.
- The Great Ape Trust – information about different great apes and research with them, as well as their preservation and conservation. Use search terms, such as “Kanzi,” or browse the archives.
- Voices in the Sea – information about cetaceans, including the bottlenose dolphin; videos introduce each species, and spectrograms and videos explain more about whistles and other vocalizations and vibrations used for communication.
- Google translate – a fairly reliable free translator. Enter a word in English, like “tree” and change the language it translates to. Try a familiar language, and a couple of unfamiliar ones to see the arbitrariness of the label we use for a particular concept.
- ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) – includes information about communication impairments, such as SLI (Specific Language Impairment).
- Yourgenome.org – introduces laypeople to genetics and genomic science. Browse the section on Genomes, Health, and Society – Evolution of Brain, Behavior, and Intelligence, such as an introduction to the role of FOXP2 in language abilities.